What does 'Close call' mean?
If the result of something is a close call, it is almost impossible to distinguish between the parties involved and to say who has won or whatever. It can also mean that you very nearly have a serious accident or get into trouble.
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Close the book
- Your call
- Come to call
- Beck and call
- Call the shots
- First port of call
- Wake-up call
- Call a spade a spade
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