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English File Advanced - 5A Expressions with 'time'
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I __________ a lot of time playing computer games when I should be studying.
If you take the motorway you'll __________ time - it's much quicker than the local roads.
I had three hours to wait for my flight, so I sat there doing sudoko to __________ some time.
There's no hurry, so __________ your time.
Make up for
My mother never had a chance to travel when she was younger. Now she's retired and wants to __________ lost time, so she's booked a trip around the world.
The novel's over 700 pages, so it's going to __________ me a long time to finish it.
I'd better go home now. If I'm late again my dad's going to __________ me a hard time.
I would like to go camping this weekend, but I have an exam next week so I can't __________ the time.
My children __________ all my time - I never seem to get to read a book or watch a film.
New York's such a fantastic city. You're going to __________ the time of your life there.
Spend, run out of
Let's not __________ too long at the museum or we'll __________ time.
Preposition: I'm really punctual, so I hate it when people aren't _____ time.
Preposition: I've never heard of that singer. He must have been _____ my time.
Preposition: _____ the time we got back to the hotel it was nearly midnight.
Preposition: I missed the birth of my first child. I was on a plane _____ the time.
Preposition: He's been working too hard recently. He needs some time _____.
Preposition: If we don't get a taxi, we won't get to the airport _____ time.
Preposition: I don't eat out very often, but I do get a takeaway _____ time _____ time.
Preposition: He suffers from back pain and it makes him a little irritable _____ times.
Preposition: You can come any time _____ 10.00 _____ 2.00.
Preposition: He's a bit _____ the times - he still thinks men should wear a suit and tie at work.
Preposition: Don't try to multitask. Just do one thing _____ a time.
Time to spare
Time left over - I finished the exam with _____ _____ _____.
The whole time
Constantly - He talked _____ _____ _____ during the film.
Finished - _____ _____! Stop writing.
Short of time
Not having enough time - I've got too much work at the moment. I'm always _____ _____ _____.
Time on my hands
Have a lot of free time - Now that I'm retired I have a lot of _____ _____ _____ _____
For the time being
For now - I think I'll have to keep using my old computer _____ _____ _____ _____.
Matter of time
It will definitely happen - it's only a _____ _____ _____.
Time alone - I need a bit of _____ _____.
You should do something now - it's _____ _____ you started going to the gym.
Something that takes a lot of time is _____-_____.
"But there is no disguising the fact, Mr. Kurtz has done more harm than good to the Company...and why? Because the method is unsound."
"As long as ye keep movin it doesnae hit ye"
[AUDREY] I feel guilty, I guess. I mean, if he met with foul play or some terrible accident of some kind . . . then it's partly my fault, you see. Because secretly . . . I wished it.
Cecily: My dear guardian, with the assistance of Miss Prism, has the arduous task of looking after me.
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