May 3, 2006

crunch time

Posted in Idioms at 9:22 am by Feng

crunch time — A period when pressure to succeed is great, often toward the end of an undertaking [dict]

Someone in my research group is writing up a paper for a conference. The submission deadline is only a few days ahead. He yawned and said to me, "It's crunch time now. I feel so tired…"

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