One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Almost too late.
just in time, not a moment too soon, almost too late, at the critical momentView synonyms
- ‘They had finally arrived at Creste - and not a moment too soon.’
- ‘My cold seems to be finally on the way out, not a moment too soon.’
- ‘Finally, the show was to begin and not a moment too soon.’
- ‘The improvements come not a moment too soon, as the road ahead for the Warriors grows even more daunting.’
- ‘After an unexpected delay, the Bulgarian winter has finally arrived - and not a moment too soon for the country's ski resorts.’
- ‘Authorities the world over are waking up to this fact and so now we see smoking bans imposed in many public places, and not a moment too soon.’
- ‘West Vancouver council's plan to install universal water meters in the district has come not a moment too soon.’
- ‘Warren, who needed a birdie at the last to make the cut in Wales and got it, admits his move into the professional ranks came not a moment too soon.’
- ‘At last, this government has promised action against these few: and not a moment too soon.’
- ‘Quickly, he lunged out of the elevator, and did so not a moment too soon.’
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