BUSINESS 大進擊

Idiom Bank – ” down to the wire”

May 30th, 2015

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down to the wire

means the outcome of something is clear until the last minute

直到最後一刻才會知道結果; 接近尾聲

讓我們來看新聞標題學例句

(eg)

It’s down to the wire for online shopping. – The Post and Courier

網路購路要接近尾聲了。

The election fight will go down to the wire. 這場選戰要接近尾聲了。

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TOEIC 聽力模考中有出現一段對話

” How’s the case going?”

“We’re coming down to the wire, but I’m not sure we’ll win without the evidence we need.”

Q: When will the case be over?

(A) It’s already over.

(B) It will be over in two months.

(C) It’s far from over.

(D) It will be over very soon. 

Enjoy!

Claire

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photo credit:

1. http://www.bronzeking.com/Gallery/Sculptures/Equestrian/downtothewire.aspx

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