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the last moment

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe last momentthe last momentLASTif you do something at the last moment or if something happens at the last moment, it happens at the last possible timeat the last moment The operation was cancelled at the last moment. She always leaves everything to the last moment. moment
Examples from the Corpus
the last momentIn Madrid Casado triumphed and at the last moment Communist power was broken.I took the can carefully away at the last moment.We keep getting ready to go to oh all sorts of places - but at the last moment something always comes up.But at the last moment courage failed them.I was hoping to hit him, but he dove clear at the last moment.At the last moment he saw an apple lying on the dresser and put it in his pocket.At the last moment, I looked up at the sky.
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