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sore loser (n) = a person who does not win in a competition and keeps complaining about it.

“I don’t like playing tennis with Teddy.  He’s always a sore loser if I beat him.”

touch and go = describes a situation that is quite close to having a bad outcome/result

“It was touch and go with my mother after her surgery.  She got a bad infection and the doctors were really worried.”

gutsy (adj) = having courage

“The fireman who ran into the burning building was gutsy. He could have died.”

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