Definition of close call in English:

close call

Syllabification: close call
Pronunciation: /ˌklōs ˈkôl


A narrow escape from danger or disaster.
More example sentences
  • I had another close call though, because they grabbed a window seat between me and the door.
  • The traction from a good heel brake can help you escape many high-speed close calls.
  • Integral to those efforts is the implementation of a nonpunitive reporting system for errors and near misses or close calls.

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