in the nick of time : Idioms in English

in the nick of time

Just in time
Usage:
Donna was sure she would miss the train, but she managed to reach the platform just in the nick of time.

in the nick of time Meaning(s)

  • (r) at the last possible moment

in the nick of time in News

  1. Officers Help Woman off the Edge of Parking Garage

    SACRAMENTO— A Sacramento woman was saved from death in the nick of time by Sacramento police officers. “There was a woman who was standing on top of the railing on the fifth floor of the parking garage. And was threatening …
    on July 17, 2013 Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. Harrisville works through city zoning ordinances

    HARRISVILLE - The City of Harrisville is nearing the end of a three-year effort to update its zoning ordinances. And the document could be complete in the nick of time.
    on July 16, 2013 Source: The Alpena News

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