Definitions

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  • v. to achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error

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Examples

  • In my opinion, the earliest time for occupying the Hagen Line would be in — let's see, today is the 26th — in about four weeks, if we cut it fine maybe three or four weeks, but that's absolutely the earliest.

    Barbarossa

  • Dismounted and crouched behind a knoll, with the M113 20 metres farther back, he decided to take a chance and, if necessary, cut it fine in order to shoot this bird.

    First Clash

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