Meaning: Describing something bad that almost happened.
A car almost hit me while I was riding my bike. It was a close call.
We had a close call the other day – we almost missed our flight because traffic was so bad.
“That was a close call,” he said after the bear walked away.
Which one describes a close call?
A. You get hit by an air conditioner that fell from a window.
B. An air conditioner falls from a window three blocks away.
C. An air conditioner falls from a window and hit the spots where you were standing ten seconds ago.
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The correct answer is C. A close call describes an accident or something bad that almost happened. If you have a close call, you should thank your lucky stars. Don’t know what “thank your lucky stars” means? Keep checking this website and you’ll find out!