English version

a close shave

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha close shavea close shaveDCBwhen the hair on someone’s face is cut very close to the skin close
Examples from the Corpus
a close shaveMike's had three car accidents, plus a few other pretty close shaves.He seemed pale and in need of a closer shave.I had to rinse quite often to get rid of debris, but it did give a close shave.Had a close shave by the looks of you.And so we all had a close shave once a term.Now the challenge is complete, he is considering a close shave, probably in the name of charity.
a close shavea close shaveJUST/ALMOST NOTa situation in which you only just avoid an accident or something bad syn narrow escape 🔊 Phew, that was a close shave. shave
Examples from the Corpus
a close shaveNow the challenge is complete, he is considering a close shave, probably in the name of charity.I had to rinse quite often to get rid of debris, but it did give a close shave.And so we all had a close shave once a term.Had a close shave by the looks of you.He seemed pale and in need of a closer shave.
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