Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles welcome to English in a minute. It is good to arrive to important events on time or even early. I was worried you were not going to make it. Oh, I'm here. I'm here. Then I have all the things you asked me to bring. Great. You got here just in the nick of time. We only have five minutes before the guest of honor arrives on. That is my cat and all her furry friends. You're no. If something happens in the nick of time, it happens at the last possible moment. Just before it is too late. Nick was the word for a narrow and exact marker. Word. Experts say the phrase in the nick has been used for hundreds of years to mean a critical moment. And that's English in a minute.