dodge the bullet

Dodge the bullet
If someone has dodged a bullet, they have successfully avoided a very serious problem.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • dodge the bullet — phrasal see dodge a bullet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dodge the bullet — vp To luckily avoid misfortune. When the draft was around, Idodged the bullet because I was flat footed and my dad was the mayor. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • dodge the bullet — transitive verb see dodge III …   Useful english dictionary

  • dodge a bullet — also dodge the bullet phrasal to narrowly avoid an unwelcome, harmful, or disastrous outcome or occurrence < coastal towns dodged a bullet when the hurricane veered out to sea > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dodge a bullet —    If you dodge a bullet, you narrowly avoid a very serious problem or a disaster.     I dodged a bullet when I missed the plane. It crashed just after take off …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dodge a bullet — phrasal : to avoid a potentially unpleasant outcome not … too late to dodge the tax bullet on a losing fund Douglas Armstrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • dodge a bullet — verb /dɒdʒ ə ˈbʊlɪt/ to have a narrow escape; to avoid injury or disaster Harold dodged a bullet. He got a D on the final exam …   Wiktionary

  • dodge a bullet — avoid a failure or loss or injury    Kevin dodged a bullet. He got a D on the final exam …   English idioms

  • dodge a/the bullet — see ↑dodge, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bullet dodge a/the bullet chiefly US informal : to barely avoid being hit or affected by something harmful The island dodged a bullet when the hurricane turned south. • • • Main Entry: ↑dodge …   Useful english dictionary

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