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The reaction to the close call might not come till hours later.

They're all well now, 'cept Jake, and he'll come out all right, but we had a close call.

“It was a close call for me, Jerry,” said Harry, with a shudder.

Joel shivered, remembering the close call he had had from losing the game.

So he learnt the trade, and then he was all right—but it was a close call.

He'd had a close call, you see, and had what Garth called a change of heart.

He's a goodish shot, that Navajo son of a gun; that was a close call.

Close call, old top, he said cheerfully to his horse, as he patted him on the neck.

That was a close call, said Jack, as he limped up to the others.

Lee had a close call too when he was pulled overboard, put in Skeets.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.