Idiom of the Week: “At the Eleventh Hour”


I cannot believe that another week has begun; which means it is now time for this week’s Idiom of the Week! The idiom for this week is At the eleventh hour”

“At the eleventh hour” means ‘at the last possible moment. (Just before the last clock hour, 12)’ or ‘almost too close’.

Here are some examples using the idiom:

She always turned her term papers in at the eleventh hour. We don’t worry about death until the eleventh hour.
Negotiators reached agreement at the eleventh hour, just in time to avoid a strike.