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Time - Idioms

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  • To make up for lost time
    To enjoy something as much as possible because you didn’t have the opportunity to do it earlier
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  • That ship has sailed
    An expression used to say that it’s too late, an opportunity has been lost.
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  • At the eleventh hour
    Almost too late or at the last possible moment.
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  • In the long run
    At a time that is far away in the future.
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  • Around the clock
    All day and all night, without stopping.
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  • Third time's the charm
    An expression used to say that one is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.
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  • To live on borrowed time
    To continue living after a point at which you might easily have died.
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  • To do something big time
    To do something greatly.
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  • Against the clock
    Rushing to get something completed in a short time.
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  • Once in a blue moon
    Happening very rarely.
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  • Time after time
    Repeatedly
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  • To clock on/off
    To sign in or out of a company to show the hours you’ve worked.
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  • Behind the times
    Old-fashioned, outdated.
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  • To bide time
    delay some action until an ideal moment or situation reveals itself.
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  • To lose track of time
    To forget about the time.
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  • To give someone a hard time
    To treat someone harshly and make things difficult for them.
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  • To run out of time
    Not to have any time left.
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  • To beat the clock
    To succeed in doing something before the time allowed for doing it has ended.
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  • To have time on one's side
    To be young.
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  • For old time's sake
    To do something as a reminder of the good times you had in the past.
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  • To two-time
    To date more than one person at the same time.
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  • For the umpteenth time!
    An expression of frustration when one has done/said something many times and has to do/say it again.
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  • To call the time on something
    To bring an end to something, to stop doing something.
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  • To have a hell of a time
    To have a great time.
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  • To move with the times
    To remain modern.
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