at such short notice

idiom

British
: without knowing very far ahead of time that something is going to happen
Thank you for meeting with me at such short notice.

Examples of at such short notice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just weeks after many countries opened their borders to travelers within the continent, some are closing again, often at such short notice that people are left scrambling to get home before quarantine orders are put in place, Tamara Hardingham-Gill writes. Tara John, CNN, 21 Aug. 2020

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“At such short notice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20such%20short%20notice. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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