Idiom: in the nick of time
Idiom: (just) in the nick of time
- before the very last moment
- You got here just in the nick of time. The movie’s about to start.
- I stayed up all night but I managed to finish my term paper in the nick of time.
- We made it to the airport in the nick of time to catch our flight.
- I found a job just in the nick of time before I had to give up my apartment and move home.
- My father always leaves late for appointments but somehow arrives in the nick of time.
- I was so stressed waiting for my passport but it arrived in the nick of time for us to depart for our vacation.
- I paid $50 extra for express courier morning service so my application would arrive in the nick of time.
- If we're lucky, our train will get there in the nick of time for us to transfer to the last bus.
- just in time
- on the dot
- right on the dot
- on cue
- under the wire
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