Origin of crunch time
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How to use crunch time in a sentence
When it’s crunch time, when your body is screaming at you to stop pushing, the pain of losing has to be greater than the pain of crashing the boards or diving for a loose ball one more time.“This Didn’t End the Way It’s Supposed to End.” (Bonus)|Angela Duckworth|September 27, 2021|Freakonomics
Wriggling through the open air with all the ferocity of a running back at crunch time was a lone salmon, leaping upstream in a valiant effort to spawn.It’s Grizzly-Viewing Season in Katmai National Park|Emily Pennington|June 24, 2021|Outside Online
The education of Tagovailoa continues, even on a night when he heads to the bench in crunch time of a must-win game.FitzMagic strikes again as Dolphins stun Raiders, but Tua Tagovailoa remains Miami’s starter|Mark Maske|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
It’s crunch time for media companies to ditch their dependencies on third-party cookies.‘A second chance for publishers’: How Future PLC is using first-party data to sell against high-intent audiences|Kayleigh Barber|December 21, 2020|Digiday
We’re aware of the issues with crunch time, et cetera, and diversity, I think we’re all growing and learning in those regards as we become more aware.Sid Meier Is Here to Remind You That Life Is Full of Interesting Decisions|Alex Fitzpatrick|September 11, 2020|Time
Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
Thus, more time is spent organization and obtaining ones free of failings.
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Other Idioms and Phrases with crunch time
A period when pressure to succeed is great, often toward the end of an undertaking. For example, It's crunch time—we only have two more days to finish. This term employs crunch in the sense of “a critical situation or test.” [Slang; 1970s]