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What does in the nick of time mean?

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in the nick of time

The phrase in the nick of time means at the last possible moment, just before it's too late.

The word nick refers to a notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface.


I arrived at the train station in the nick of time and took the last train to the capital city.

This idiom is in the time category

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