He could always still offer a last-minute stand-down by agreeing to a national unity government and new presidential elections.
It was the week that Paul Newman had died, so I told her just to tell people she was a last-minute replacement for Paul Newman.
In particular, it's impossible to know whether his last-minute surge extended beyond Iran's major cities.
Even with this last-minute round of implosions, however, this year's Oscar campaign remains one of history's more claw-less.
Instead of rushing to malls for last-minute shopping, people are rushing online for close-to-last-minute shopping.
Early morning hours would be spent in last-minute preparations.
Kennon loaded the jeep with the last-minute items he would need.
The confusion of last-minute preparations to receive them was at its height.
That, too, had been a last-minute addition, an experiment which had only had partial testing.
With a sweep of silver and ash-colored plush, Miss Nefer came past him, for once leading the last-minute hurry to the stage.