The point in a game or competition where there is minutes to go with the score tied (ex. hockey) or both players one point away from victory (ex. ping pong)
>>With one minute to go, this game is down to the wire.
by Ben November 21, 2004
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Everything is ready to be finished, but everyone is waiting on the phone company to show up and pull their dman wire into the building... thus it is "Down to the Wire"
Hey, I know we are supposed to be done so you can turn this project over... But it is "Down to the Wire".... Talk to Verizon about it.
by 71spud September 17, 2014
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