[ adverb ] at the last possible moment


"she was saved in the nick of time"

Used in print

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

I seized the rack and made a western style flying mount just_in_time , one of my knees mercifully landing on my duffel_bag - and merely wrecking my camera , I was to discover later - my other knee landing on the slivery truck floor_boards and - but this is no medical_report .