to the minute

idiom

: exactly or precisely
The buses were on time to the minute.

Examples of to the minute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But exactly a year later almost to the minute, Gilliam gave birth to another daughter. Colleen Slevin, The Denver Post, 5 Feb. 2024 Galaxy’s Edge through the duration of the event, as well as the return of Space Mountain overlay Hyperspace Mountain and a new free scavenger hunt that aims to get players to pay close attention to the minute details of Galaxy’s Edge. Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2024 Time inside was structured, the daily choreography of meetings scheduled to the minute. Elliot Ackerman, WIRED, 8 Feb. 2024 Perfectly executed to the minute Even as Musk realized defeat was inevitable, the cornered CEO still had one card up his sleeve. Bychristiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 1 Sep. 2023 They are often positioned in the mainstream as rigid structures, with activities planned almost to the minute. Taylor Elyse Morrison, Quartz, 12 June 2023 Known but not spoken at the opening event was that these chips would still be Taiwanese-engineered, their specs brought up to the minute—up to the femtosecond—by TSMC’s research team in Hsinchu. Virginia Heffernan, WIRED, 21 Mar. 2023 What is Nowruz? Nowruz, which falls on the spring equinox to the minute, is a 13-day celebration of the Persian New Year. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2023 Every meeting and walk-through and practice has been laid out to the minute, the product of all those years of experience. Dave Skretta, Chicago Tribune, 12 Feb. 2023

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“To the minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20minute. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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