by an eyelash

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by an eyelash

By an extremely short or slim margin (of distance, time, or another measure). They're just about to close the gates! It looks like we made the flight by an eyelash. The race was neck and neck till the very end, but Sally won it by an eyelash.
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by an eyelash

by a very small margin.
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