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Vocabulary: time that flies
Time cannot be grasped, cannot be stopped... It's an obsession for women and men who have always tried to tame Time, to catch up, not to waste it, and even to save it if possible... History is going faster and faster... In daily conversation, we can notice many expressions which are, if need be, the proof that Time is always on our minds... We'd better know these expressions...
|To have time to do stg||To have plenty of time|
|As time goes by||As time went by|
|To save time||To play for time|
|To waste/ lose time||To make up for lost time|
To pass the time
To while away the time
|To spend one's time doing stg|
|To take a long time to do stg||It takes ages|
|"It's about time!"||"It's high time he left!"|
|Time flies!||There isn't much time left !|
|At the same time||at the same moment|
|At that moment||just as|
|As soon as|
as soon as I saw him
the moment I saw him
Time flies! Stop, travel, escape, feel and waste time!
|Just a minute!||just a second!|
|A moment||an instant|
At once/ right away
Straight away/ forthwith
So many things to do...
|On time||in time (for)|
|Early||late/ later on/ later than...|
|Earlier (than)||at last|
|Prematurely||not later than...|
|To be/ arrive early for stg||sooner or later|
|To be/ arrive late for stg||for the time being|
I hope you won't think you have wasted your Time reading this lesson... Good luck for the test!
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