near thing


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something that barely avoids failure or disaster

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But if that was a near thing, Derby came even closer 10 minutes from time as Kuszczak pushed away Commons' low shot.
Huntley suffered only singed eyebrows and a burned face but it was a near thing.
It was a near thing for Hammond, however, as his break with Sharman and Chocolade Jacques' Kevin van Impe, which built a lead of more than ten minutes as they crossed the Cumbria-Lancashire border, only just held off a fast-closing peloton on a rain-soaked sea front.
NEAR THING Caley Thistle's Andrea Mbuyi Mutombo threatens the Partick goal
NOT EVEN CLOSE Damien Duff tries his luck on a night of frustration HEAD ON HAND Fans and players share frustration NEAR THING Richard Dunne goes close at the end OH SO CLOSE Ireland watch a massive Robbie Keane chance go begging NIL BY MOUTH Stephen Hunt and Keith Andrews contemplate last night's draw
Craig Dargo provided their only near thing in the 12th minute when he dragged an 18-yard effort wide of Jamie Langfield's right-hand post.
But if that as a near thing, erby came even closer 10 minutes from time as Kuszczak pushed away Commons' low shot.
It was a near thing though since visitors Dawdon only won with their last pair at the wicket.
It was a near thing though but 42 extras assisted in a one-wicket success.
NOT EVEN CLOSE Damien Duff tries his luck on a night of frustration HEAD ON HAND Fans and players share frustration NEAR THING Richard Dunne goes close at the end CLOSE Ireland watch a massive Robbie Keane chance go begging oH so NIL BY MOUTH Stephen Hunt and Keith Andrews contemplate last night's draw
It was a near thing but I felt we deserved to win," he said.
29min: A near thing for Boro as first Rochemback and then Gareth Southgate clear consecutive efforts from Terry off the line.
It was a near thing when one of our party turned up late for a flight to Prague and I was envisaging problems getting her on the plane but the airline's staff really are very helpful at Newcastle.
IMPACT J The hole left in the wall NEAR THING Z Mr Hamill's son Damian examines the window shattered by a PSNI bullet at his father's Portadown home
That near thing seemed to energise Rangers with Novo and Steve Davis teaming up to create problems for the red-shirted Italian defence.