LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||11/JAN/2006 10:16 PM|
|Assunto:||Nick x eleventh|
According to my Longman Pocket Idioms Dictionary, the definitions of the such expressions are:
(just) in the nick of time: just before it's too late, or just before something bad hapens:
The money arrived in the nick of the time, so we could pay everyone before Christmas.
At the elenventh hour: the latest possible time you can do something:
New evidence was uncovered at the elenventh hour.
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