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down to the wire

until the last moment that it is possible to do something: I think the election will go right down to the wire (= be won at the last moment).
Translations of “down to the wire”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直到最後一刻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直到最后一刻…
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