ぎりぎり, ギリギリ

  • girigiri,girigiri

Definition of ぎりぎり,ギリギリ

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi)

  • at the last moment
  • just barely

  • grinding sound

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Examples of ぎりぎり,ギリギリ in a Sentence

ギリギリのところ間に合う
I just made it under the wire.
I waited until the last minute.
He was driven to the last extremity.
終電ぎりぎりところ間に合った。
I was just in time for the last train.
The budget was cut to the bone.
ぎりぎり重荷負ったラクダわら1本でも積ませたら参ってしまう
It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back.
最後電車ぎりぎり間に合った。
He was just in time for the last train.
A wise businessman knows how to clamp down on costs.
The coup attempt was foiled at the last moment.
終電ぎりぎりところ間に合った。
I was just in time for the last train.

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