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under the wire

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If someone does something under the wire, they do it at the last possible moment: They got in under the wire just before the entry requirements for the training program changed.
(Definition of under the wire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “under the wire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在最后关头…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在最後關頭…
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