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  • adv. At the last possible moment; just before or within the assigned time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. at the last possible moment


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  • He pushed his advance force at full speed down the valley of the Cydnus River to Tarsus and was at the gates of the city just in time to see Arsames running for his life toward Persia.

    Alexander the Great

  • Brilliance serum by Sircuit Skin comes just in time for the removal of most hydroquinone products from the market.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • Perhaps it was a music box or orchestrina from Germany, She ran to the banister to look down just in time to see her father walking away and the duchess looking at a boy.


  • Louis turned his attention back to the field just in time to see Sisler start his windup.


  • You know, those “slice-of-apple-pie” two-minute commercials showing the brother coming home almost late for Christmas dinner, just in time to sing a Christmas carol with his younger brother.

    Experiential Marketing

  • I shrugged the remains of the chair from my arm and reached the hallway just in time to see the front door slam open and Pudd's long brown frame disappear to the right.

    The Killing Kind

  • I turned my head just in time to see Arden gazing at her pityingly.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • “Shit,” Matt said, setting down the pot as he had a lively vision of Carly coming down just in time to join this sure-to-be-happy gathering.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • She rolled across the floor, righting herself just in time to see Pumpkin and Bo Cleevil, tangled together like strings, go barreling onto the bridge.

    May Bird, Warrior Princess

  • Maggie looked up just in time to see Anabel and Julia, Water Wings cocaptains, exchange shocked looks.

    Maggie Bean in Love


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