Idiom:  at the outside


Idiom:  at the outside

  • no more than
  • used to say something is the largest possible amount or number

Example sentences

  • We’ll need a week more to finish painting at the outside.
  • Don’t worry I’ll be there in an hour at the outside.
  • Don't wait up for us mom. We'll be back by 12:30 am at the outside.
  • It's already been three hours. They promised to complete my print job in an hour at the outside.
  • How much will these repairs cost me at the outside?
  • To fix this we're talking $1,200 at the outside but probably closer to $1,000.
  • You're going to need 1,500 yards of yarn at the outside to crochet a baby blanket.
  • The estimated date of delivery for the car is August 15 at the outside. Shall we order it?
  • We're leaving at 9:00 am at the outside so please be here by 8:45 am at the latest.


  • at the most
  • at most

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