cut it fine(redirected from cut things fine)
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cut it/things fine
to only leave yourself just enough time to do something Only allowing half an hour to get from the station to the airport is cutting it fine, isn't it?
cut it fine
Do something closely with a very slight margin, as in Tom always cut it fine, arriving at the last minute. This term uses fine in the sense of "narrow." [Late 1800s]