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In addition to the idioms beginning with time, also see about time; against the clock (time); ahead of one's time; ahead of time; all the time; at all times; at one time; at one time or another; at the same time; at this point (in time); at times; beat time; behind in (time); behind the times; bide one's time; big time; buy time; call one's (time one's) own; chow down (time); crunch time; do time; every time one turns around; for the moment (time being); from time to time; good-time Charlie; hard time; have a good time; high time; in between times; in due course (of time); in good time; in no time; in the fullness of time; in the nick of time; in time; keep time; keep up (with the times); kill time; less than (no time); long time no see; lose time; make good time; make time; make up for lost time; many is the (time); mark time; not give someone the time of day; no time for; no time like the present; of one's life, time; on borrowed time; once upon a time; one by one (at a time); on one's own time; on time; pass the time; play for time; point in time; pressed for time; serve time; show someone a good time; small time; stitch in time; take one's time; take up space (time); tell time; whale of a time.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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