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cut your deadline pretty fine #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 28, 2010 17:41 pm   cut your deadline pretty fine
 

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ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", question 6

"Wow, Jim, you'd better start working on your articles sooner. You cut your deadline pretty ......... this week," Emma said.

(a) fine
(b) dry
(c) deep
(d) fair

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", answer 6

"Wow, Jim, you'd better start working on your articles sooner. You cut your deadline pretty fine this week," Emma said.

Correct answer: (a) fine
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...cut it fine...cut things fine... does it mean : to leave oneself only the minimum amount esp. of time.
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cut your deadline pretty fine #2 (permalink) Tue Dec 28, 2010 17:52 pm   cut your deadline pretty fine
 

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