te elfder ure

DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Referring to the parable of the workers in the vineyard in Matthew 20.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tə ˌɛlfdər ˈyːrə/
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Prepositional phraseEdit

te elfder ure

  1. at the eleventh hour (at the last minute; at a time close to the end or almost too late)

Usage notesEdit

Te elfder ure is the official form and it is now a little more common than ter elfder ure, but the latter form is the one that is more common in older sources.