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They got in just under the wire

Posted by Smokey Stover on October 02, 2007

In Reply to: They got in just under the wire posted by Baceseras on October 01, 2007

: When something is done or accomplished at the last minute we might say, "They got in just under the wire".

: There doesn't seem to be any discussion of this in the archive. Any thoughts?

It's obviously a variant of "down to the wire," but not quite the same. I think it's up to you to provide the discussion, Baceseras; you're plainly the right person for the job.

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