Como complemento al post anterior, te proponemos más expresiones de tiempo en inglés (II)
- AHEAD OF ONE’S TIME. Be more talented than others recognize.
– He’s ahead of his time. No one knows how important his discoveries are.
– She’s always felt that she was ahead of her time, so she isn’t disappointed.
- AHEAD OF TIME. Before the agreed upon time.
– I think we’ll get there ahead of time.
– Wow, we’re ahead of time today. Let’s keep it up!
- ALL IN GOOD TIME. Within a reasonable amount of time.
– I’ll get to you all in good time. Please be patient.
– Her professor kept on saying that she’d be successful, but that it would be all in good time.
- AT A/THE SET TIME. At an agreed upon time.
– We’ll meet at the set time.
– Let’s make sure that we meet at a set time.
- AT ALL TIMES. Always.
– Make sure to keep your seat belts on at all times.
– Students need to pay attention at all times.
- AT THE APPOINTED TIME. At an agreed upon time.
– We’ll meet at the appointed time and place.
– Did you get into the doctor’s office at the appointed time?
- BEHIND THE TIMES. Not fashionable, not up on current fashions.
– My Dad is so behind the times!
– She dresses like it was the 70s she’s behind the times!
- TO BIDE ONE’S TIME. To wait.
– I’m biding my time until he arrives.
– She decided to bide her time in a shop.
- FROM TIME TO TIME. Occasionally.
– I like playing golf from time to time.
– Petra speaks with Tom from time to time.
- HAVE THE TIME OF ONE’S LIFE. Have a fantastic experience.
– My daughter had the time of her life in Disneyland.
– Believe me. You’re going to have the time of your life.
- KEEP TIME. Keep the beat in music.
– Can you keep time while we practice this piece?
– He kept time with his foot.
- LIVE ON BORROWED TIME. Live dangerously.
– He’s living on borrowed time if he keeps that up!
– She felt she was living on borrowed time because she smoked.
- MAKE TIME FOR SOMETHING OR SOMEONE. Create a period of time especially for a thing or person.
– I need to make some extra time for reading.
– I’ll make time for you on Saturday.
- PRESSED FOR TIME. Not have a lot of time to do something.
– I’m pressed for time today. Hurry up!
– She couldn’t see me because she was pressed for time.
- WHEN THE TIME IS RIPE. When it is the proper time.
– We’ll get there when the time is ripe!
– Don’t worry you’ll be successful when the time is ripe.
*ripe- fully grown or developed, specifically ready to be harvested and used for food, as grains, vegetables and fruit. (=maduro).
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