英語の日常的表現 – ‘In the nick of time’

In the nick of time

意味

指定した時間内、或いは、時間ギリギリで何とか事を成し遂げること。間に合うこと。

ex.

Maria got to the station just in the nick of time and jumped on the train, as it was leaving.

In spite of getting stuck in the traffic, we reached the airport in the nick of time and made to our flight.

Little John was desperate for a wee, and got to the toilet just in the nick of time.

Janny got her application form submitted to the college in the nick of time, If she had arrived a day later, she would’ve missed the deadline.

Jack made it to the fuel station in the nick of time, else he would have been stranded in the middle of the highway without any fuel.

Janet was almost drowning in the swimming pool, the lifeguard spotted her and saved her in the nick of time.

The bomb squad arrived in the nick of time and diffused the explosives, saving many innocent lives.

William completed the financial reports in the nick of time, before presenting them to the client, he had all the figures on the tip of his tongue.

Spiderman swept down and saved the damsel in distress just in the nick of time.

The doctors decided to operate the injured man in the nick of time, to save his life.


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