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time fliesTime seems to pass quickly. Time flies when you're having fun.Rate it:

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time flies when you're having funTime seems to pass quicker when one is enjoying oneself.Rate it:

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time heals all woundsNegative feelings eventually erode awayRate it:

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time is moneyWhen a person's time is not used productively; time is valuable and should not be wasted.Rate it:

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time is of the essenceTime is an essential consideration; haste is necessary.Rate it:

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time is of the essenceFailure to complete the required performance by the date certain set forth will constitute an incurable breach.Rate it:

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time of the monthThe time when a woman is menstruating.Rate it:

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time offA period of time where one is not required to work.Rate it:

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time outTo call for a suspension of activity or conversation.Rate it:

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time outTo call for a time-out.Rate it:

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time out of mind1) The distant past beyond memory 2) A time in the past that was so long ago that people have no knowledge or memory of it.Rate it:

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time out of mindA lengthy duration of time, longer than is readily remembered.Rate it:

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time thiefSomething or someone that consumes an inordinate amount of time, especially without achieving anything productive.Rate it:

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time you got a watchA phrase used to reply to the question what time is it?.Rate it:

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time's upThe deadline has passed; there is no more available time.Rate it:

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walk and chew gum at the same timeTo do something very easy.Rate it:

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what time have you gotused to ask someone for the time of day, especially for checking against one's own clockRate it:

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what time is itWhat is the time of day?Rate it:

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what's the timeAlternative form of what time is itRate it:

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when is closing timewhen is closing time?Rate it:

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wrong place at the wrong timeNoun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.Rate it:

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15 minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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avoir la vie dure1. To have a hard time. 2. To have nine lives.Rate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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FortnightOilA Specially Refined Lantern-oil for the Switchman's Signal Lanterns used on the Grand Trunk Railroad. 'Topped-Off' Lanterns generally required refilling after a 'fortnight' of duty time. (Conjecture)Rate it:

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here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

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holy fuckExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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hot potatoA child's game in which players pass a ball or other item between them, with the object of avoiding being left holding the item when time expires.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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lab ratA student or employee who spends a great deal of time working in a laboratory.Rate it:

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muck aboutTo do random unplanned work or spend time idly.Rate it:

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never in a month of sundaysAt no time whatsoever.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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pay upTo pay for something in total, after a certain amount of time after receiving a purchase.Rate it:

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punch inTo enter a workplace by punching a time card.Rate it:

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silly seasonA period of time, as during a holiday season or a political campaign, in which the behavior of an individual or group tends to become uncharacteristically frivolous, mirthful, or eccentric.Rate it:

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squeeze inTo find time or other resources for.Rate it:

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stare insiemeOf two persons without specification of time: to be a couple, to date regularly, etc.Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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whoop it upTo have a great time; to party or revel excessively or noisily.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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