Posted by Bob on July 26, 2003
In Reply to: Searching for a concise phrase or synonym posted by Stubor on July 26, 2003
: Looking for a tidy word or phrase for the sense of time is short, as in sunseting an item, expiring due to time allowed, or a certification is lapsing.
Down to the short strokes
Down to the wire
Tick, tick, tick.
Slip sliding away.
"Hurry up, please, it's time."
The echo of opportunity's knock.
Circling the drain.
... or forever hold your peace.