Do you know the English expression “by the skin of (one’s) teeth“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Russell: How did you get on in your English exam?
Toshi: I passed by the skin of my teeth. I was lucky!
Does it mean:
a) by a narrow margin
b) by a wide margin
c) have skin on one’s teeth
d) do something well when you have toothache
The answer is below!↓
Answer: a) by a narrow margin