Even so, it was going to be a close thing, indeed.
"That's what I do best for this team - close things out."
But it looked a pretty close thing for a minute there.
He wouldn't have said his mouth watered, but it was a very close thing.
I've got to find his will, do the paperwork, close things down.
It had been a close thing, winning against the aliens.
The blood was leaving Porter's face again as he realized what a close thing it had been.
Even in the best of circumstances, it would be a close thing.
He did manage to hang onto his watch, but it was a close thing.
Her nose wasn't broken, but it had been a close thing.