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the last minute

noun [no plural] /ˌlɑːst ˈmɪnɪt/
the latest possible time for doing something: They only told me at the last minute that they couldn’t come.
Translations of “the last minute”
in Korean 마지막 순간…
in Arabic اللحظة الأخيرة…
in Portuguese o último minuto…
in Catalan última hora…
in Japanese 土壇場…
in Italian l’ultimo minuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最後一刻,最後…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最后一刻,最后…
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