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English translation: Jason ends up going to Caen at the last minute after all.

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07:42 Sep 26, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: nippertje
jason gaat op het nippertije toch no mee
naar Caen
Lori
English translation:Jason ends up going to Caen at the last minute after all.
Explanation:
Jason ends up going to Caen at the last minute.

This expression is usually found in the phrase "op't (contraction of "op het") nippertje" and depending on the context can mean: in the nick of time; by the narrowest margin; it was a narrow squeak; you cut it very close.
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tuanis
Local time: 02:21
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Summary of answers provided
naAt the last minute Jason decides to go to Caen after all.
Astrid Geeraerts
nanick of timeElisabeth Koudys
naJason ends up going to Caen at the last minute after all.tuanis


  

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22 mins
Jason ends up going to Caen at the last minute after all.


Explanation:
Jason ends up going to Caen at the last minute.

This expression is usually found in the phrase "op't (contraction of "op het") nippertje" and depending on the context can mean: in the nick of time; by the narrowest margin; it was a narrow squeak; you cut it very close.



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tuanis
Local time: 02:21
PRO pts in pair: 4
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Thank you very much for your help in translating my request. Your explaination was excellent and very timely.
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2 hrs
nick of time


Explanation:
last minute decision

Elisabeth Koudys
PRO pts in pair: 12
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21 hrs
At the last minute Jason decides to go to Caen after all.


Explanation:
In the nick of time doesn't quite cut it in this context. It more means that you made it only just on time, which is not the case here. He makes a last minute decision to go along after all.

Astrid Geeraerts
Local time: 08:21
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 38
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