at the (very) outside

at the (very) outside

At the most. The traffic wasn't that bad, so I think I'll only be 15 minutes late at the very outside. What do you think tuition will cost at the outside?
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at the (very) outside

at the very most. The car repairs will cost $300 at the very outside. I'm now on my way and I'll be there in three hours at the outside.
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at the outside

see under at most.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

at the outˈside

(of an amount, a number, etc.) at the most; as a maximum: I doubt if this factory makes more than 500 cars a year at the very outside.
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