at the stroke of


: exactly at
They arrived at the stroke of midnight.

Examples of at the stroke of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But most economists overlook the fact that dollarization, for the most part, is nothing more than a change in a country’s unit of account, accomplished at the stroke of a pen as obligations are redenominated. Matt Sekerke, National Review, 29 Nov. 2023 But move quickly — because this one expires at the stroke of midnight following Travel Tuesday. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2023 Arriving at the stroke of midnight, This Life represents the third incarnation of Take That, now recording and performing as the trio of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 24 Nov. 2023 Related After twice leaving the band — in 2005 and then again in 2014 — DeLonge is back in the lineup alongside singer/bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker for One More Time…, which dropped at the stroke of midnight. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 20 Oct. 2023 The multi-hyphenate, Grammy Award-winning artist dropped World Music Radio at the stroke of midnight, an LP that clocks-in at more than one hour and features assists from Lana Del Rey, Lil Wayne, Kenny G and others. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 18 Aug. 2023 Arriving at the stroke of midnight, The Ballad Of Darren was produced by James Ford, and recorded at Studio 13 in London and Devon, England in spring of this year. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 21 July 2023 Every morning at the stroke of 9, in the western Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi, the entire town square comes to a standstill for a moment of silence to mourn the war dead. Jeffrey Gettleman Finbarr O’Reilly, New York Times, 17 July 2023 June 15 was the first day college basketball coaches could make direct contact with class of 2025 prospects, and Arkansas was busy reaching out to many of the nation’s top recruits at the stroke of midnight. Richard Davenport, Arkansas Online, 15 June 2023 See More

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“At the stroke of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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