One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘all the appliances tested do the job well, but our best buy wins by a nose’
just, only just, barely, narrowly, by a narrow margin, by the narrowest of margins, by a very small margin, by a hair's breadth, by the skin of one's teeth
informal by a whisker
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