close shave

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Synonyms for close shave

something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

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Raised 5lb for that win, Close Shave might have the edge over Wishmoor, up 7lb, and Kopookris.
New Delhi [India], Sept 27 ( ANI ): It was a close shave for a SpiceJet flight operating between Kabul-Delhi when several rockets were fired close to Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul as the boarding of the flight was almost complete at the time when incident took place.
The three blades flex and pivot, thereby optimizing contact with skin to permit a close shave, while the cartridge's handle features what Schick calls "an improved finger pinch area and a heavier weight for optimal grip.
This sleek 3-in-1 shaver, styler and trimmer turns any facial hair into a stylish beard, giving you a close shave, neat trim or defined edges.
Global Banking News-December 10, 2013--Russia has close shave with another banking crisis
Summary: Passengers and crew on board an Emirates flight to Istanbul had a close shave after the aircraft almost collided with a two-seater UAE Air Force Hawk trainer jet at Dubai International Aiport recently.
DFI UK Cinema Showcase brings a host of screenings, including Joe Cornish's Attack the Block on May 30-31 and three of Nick Park's popular Wallace & Gromit short films - The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave and A Matter of Loaf and Death -- on May 31 and June 1.
Queen Elizabeth had a close shave with London's ceremonial "mourning sword" on Wednesday.
IT was a close shave for supermarket workers on Teesside - quite literally.
The unique blade system helps to lift hairs away from the skin before cutting them below skin level for a comfortably close shave, officials add.
Abu Dhabi Yousuf Abdul Rahman, the goalkeeper of UAE under-23 team and Al Ain Club, had a close shave when he met with a serious car accident on Thursday evening.
Gareth Day will be given a close shave at the Jolly Sailor in Prestatyn.
The Anti-Oxidizing Shave Cream for Hairy Beasts contains essential pomegranate oil, which oxidizes and titillates the beard follicles, making it easier to line up and trim beard hair, while the Mentholating Shave Cream for Clean Shaven Beasts features natural eucalyptus oil, which stimulates beard follicles to stand erect while softening them to ensure a smooth and close shave.