Every minute counts is an expression that emphasizes the importance of time.
Referring to time, not to delay or waste time.
1. This is my one and only shot in New York, I’m going to make every minute count.
2. Emergency workers find themselves in situations where every minute counts.
3. Every minute counts when you’re reaching for a deadline.
4. After being cancer free, I feel like every minute count!
moment, note, point in time, significance, substance, time, value, worth