just in the nick of time


just in the nick of time
(just) in the nick of time at the last possible moment.

A man walking his dog saw her fall into the river and pulled her out just in the nick of time.


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  • just in the nick of time — If you do something in the nick of time, you just manage to do it just in time, with seconds to spare …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • just in the nick of time —    If you do something in the nick of time, you just manage to do it just in time, with seconds to spare.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Just in the nick of time —   If you do somethingin the nick of time, you just manage to do it just in time, with seconds to spare …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • in the nick of time — (just) in the nick of time at the last possible moment. A man walking his dog saw her fall into the river and pulled her out just in the nick of time …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the nick of time — adverb at the last possible moment she was saved in the nick of time • Syn: ↑just in time * * * JUST IN TIME, not a moment too soon, at the critical moment; N. Amer. informal under the wire. → nick * * * in the nick of time 1. Just in t …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the nick of time — adverb At the last possible moment; at the last minute. He finished writing his paper and slid it under the door just in the nick of time …   Wiktionary

  • in the nick of time — at the last possible moment. We got there just in the nick of time. A minute later and she d have left …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the nick of time — just in time to prevent something bad happening The swimmers were rescued in the nick of time …   English dictionary

  • in the nick of time — {adv. phr.} Just at the right time; barely soon enough; almost too late. * /The doctor arrived in the nick of time to save the child from choking to death./ * /Joe saw the other car in the nick of time./ Compare: IN TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the nick of time — {adv. phr.} Just at the right time; barely soon enough; almost too late. * /The doctor arrived in the nick of time to save the child from choking to death./ * /Joe saw the other car in the nick of time./ Compare: IN TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms