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time outTo call for a suspension of activity or conversation.
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time outTo call for a time-out.
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time out of mindA lengthy duration of time, longer than is readily remembered.
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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.
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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.
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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.
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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.
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about timeClose to the right time.
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about timeFar past the desired time.
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behind timeLate, arriving late.
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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.
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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.
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closing timeUsed other than as an idiom: see closing, time.
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closing timeThe time when a public house closes. Used to invite final drink orders.
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closing timeUsed to suggest that a deadline for action is imminent.
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every timeAt each occasion that.
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every timeUsed to express a strong preference for something.
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high timeA point in time at which something desirable or necessary is considered to be utterly due or even overdue to occur.
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high timeA very enjoyable or exciting experience or period of time.
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lead timeThe amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion, e.g. the time required to manufacture or procure a product; the time required before something can be provided or delivered.
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long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.
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make timeTo reserve a period of time to do something.
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make timeTo travel at faster than usual speed.
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make timeTo spend time with a person in or in pursuit of a romantic relationship.
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mark timeMarching in place; not going anywhere.
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Mark Time!Stay With IT!, Us, the Action, The Group, The Program, the Thrust, 'What's Going-On'!
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matter of timean inevitable result; something that is bound to happen
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opening timehour at which a pub can start serving
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real timeUsed other than as an idiom: see real, time.
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real timeThe time duration required by a computer system to complete a particular task
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rotation timeThe time allowed to elapse between successive occurrences of a stand of trees being logged.
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rotation timeUsed other than as an idiom: see rotation, time.
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serve timeTo be in prison or a similar institute.
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test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.
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time fliesTime seems to pass quickly. Time flies when you're having fun.
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time offA period of time where one is not required to work.
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all the timeAlways; constantly; for the complete duration.
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all the timeVery often; frequently.
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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.
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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.
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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.
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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.
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by the timeWhen.
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copious free timeA hypothetical time set aside for performing time-consuming tasks, however insinuating that the speaker really has no free time.
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get the timeHave a free period of time to do something.
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have a good timeTo enjoy oneself.
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in no timeVery soon.
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it's about timeUsed to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker or writer considered to be long overdue.
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nut-cutting timeTime to exert maximum effort, for example, due to an approaching deadline or a looming competitive situation.
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nut-cutting timeTime to gather nuts before they are taken by other animals or buried in snow.
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