On short notice

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Definition

on short notice (US), at short notice (UK): without much warning, suddenly
idiom
Thank you for coming on such short notice. How did you manage to come so quickly?

Examples

  • "Thanks so much for taking this case on at such short notice."
  • "I haven't prepared a speech, and I really don't like flying across the country on such short notice."
  • "I know I'm sending this at short notice, but I was thinking of organising a picnic this weekend, and I'd like you all to join me."
  • "Thank you for seeing me at such short notice."
  • "Bruno : Mr. Cashman, it's very kind of you to see me on such short notice."
  • "Thanks for coming in on such short notice."
  • "Thank you for coming on such short notice, during these difficult circumstances."

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