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opening timehour at which a pub can start servingRate it:

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play for timeTo delay a situation until one is prepared.Rate it:

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prime timeFranja horaria de máxima audiencia televisiva.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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race against timeA situation in which something must be done hurriedly, by a deadline.Rate it:

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real timeUsed other than as an idiom: see real, time.Rate it:

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real timeThe time duration required by a computer system to complete a particular taskRate it:

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rotation timeThe time allowed to elapse between successive occurrences of a stand of trees being logged.Rate it:

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rotation timeUsed other than as an idiom: see rotation, time.Rate it:

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running out of timeBroke, friendless, no car, can't meet mortgage payments.Rate it:

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serve timeTo be in prison or a similar institute.Rate it:

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stall for timeTo intentionally cause a delay; to stop; to wait.Rate it:

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stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo go about something slowly and carefully.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.Rate it:

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there's no time like the presentNow (i.e., the present time) is an appropriate time to take a particular action.Rate it:

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third time's the charmAlternative form of third time's a charm.Rate it:

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time alone will tellAlternative form of time will tellRate it:

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time and materialA form of contractual compensation involving payment for materials used and at agreed rates for the those involved in performing the services.Rate it:

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time and tideShortened form of time and tide wait for no manRate it:

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time and tide tarry for no manAlternative form of time and tide wait for no man.Rate it:

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

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

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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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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.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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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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