Translation of "cut it/things fine" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

cut it/things fine

to allow very little time for something

时间卡得很紧;时间紧迫
She arrived ten minutes before her flight, so she was cutting it a bit fine. 直到起飞前10分钟她才赶到,时间卡得有点太紧了。

(Translation of “cut it/things fine” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)