"That was a close shave," commented the doctor, drawing a long breath.
Then we did the second one, though it was a close shave for the ditch.
He has got there just in time; it was, indeed, a close shave.
But it was a close shave, and the girl's hands trembled and for a minute she dropped her oar.
They just got out of the fire by a close shave—same as we did.
It had ...