now or never, it's

It must be done now or not at all, as in If you plan to state your case to the boss, it's now or never. This phrase was first recorded in 1560.


Nearby words

  1. novus ordo seclorum,
  2. now,
  3. now account,
  4. now and again,
  5. now i lay me down to sleep,
  6. now that,
  7. now you're talking,
  8. now-now,
  9. nowadays,
  10. noway

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