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now or never

Meaning: If you say it's now or never, you mean that something has to be done now or it can't be done at all.

For example:

  • The band is going to break up after this tour, so if you want to see them perform, it's now or never.

  • It was my last day with the company, so it was now or never. I went up to Jenny and asked her out on a date.

Quick Quiz:

If someone says "it's now or never", it means
  1. there's no time to do something
  2. it's the last chance to do something
  3. they never want to do something

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