Idiom: Close shave
Meaning: If you have a close shave, you very nearly have a serious accident or get into trouble.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Close call
- Close but no cigar
- Close to the chest
- Close the stable door after the horse has bolted
- Sail close to the wind
- Close to the vest
- Close to your heart
- Close at hand
- Close lipped
- Close the book
- Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades
- Close ranks
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