down-to-the-wire

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Definition of down-to-the-wire

: full of suspense especially : unsettled until the very end

First Known Use of down-to-the-wire

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Down-to-the-wire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-to-the-wire. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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