A narrow escape from danger or disaster: the team had a close call in the preliminary group games
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- 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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