2011.12.08 (Review of 2003.09.29 edition)
Those who like to live on the edge salute you!
- To leave something to the last minute is to wait as long as possible to do it, usually until just before it has to be done.
- leave something to the last minute は、何かをするのをできるだけ、通常、やらなければならない直前まで、待つ、という意味です。
- It's absolutely vital that we finish the project on time, so please don't leave it to the last minute.
- She's left a big year-end report to the last minute, and now she's really stressing out about it.
- a: Why do you always leave everything to the last minute, Jack?
b: I don't know. I think I need the added pressure to get motivated to start.
- I'm someone who tends to procrastinate, leaving even important jobs to the last minute. And yet I never miss a deadline.
Thanks for coming!