eleventh hour

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Nearly too late; the last minute.

Etymology:

  • From a story in the Bible of workmen hired at the eleventh hour :
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Do not wait until the eleventh hour to begin the assignment.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'eleventh hour':

Eleventh HourLittle before the exact deadline; the latest possible time
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