Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Time"

The meaning of "Time" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does time stray? mean?
A: time astray from you = time away from you

People don't say "time astray" in conversation. These are lyrics to a song. It's like a poem where you use words in new ways for artistic effect.
Q: What does time stray from you? mean?
A: "astray" means "having strayed away." So the singer spent a long time wandering away from his beloved, but now he has returned.
Q: What does The time is running out mean?
A: This phrase would usually be used in a situation where there’s a limited amount of time to do something.

So if we were to say time is ‘running out’ it means that there is little time left.

This applies to other phrases too such as:

He is running out of food = there is little food left.

They are running out of money = there is little money left.

And it can also be used in past tense:

She ran out of paper.
I ran out of milk.

But don’t get confused with phrases that state something or someone is running out from a place:

The boy is running out of the house.
The dog is running out of the park.
I am running out of the library.
The children are running out of the school.


Q: What does 'Every time it seems that things can't get any worse, they always do.' mean?
A: it means whenever something bad is happening in your life, you think that there isn't anything as bad as it and then something bad happens

It's hard to explain but I hope that helps.
Q: What does isn't it a beautiful time to be alive? mean?
A: The speaker wants to say that the time (of which he speaks in the sentence )is amazing to be alive. He is expecting his companion to agree with him.

Example sentences using "Time"

Q: Please show me example sentences with time ahead.
A: it's better to complete your homework ahead of time.
Q: Please show me example sentences with manage their time well.
A: The best employees are those who manage their time well.

Please try to manage your time well.

They do not manage their time well.

Q: Please show me example sentences with not ~ any time soon.
A: I'm not planning to retire anytime soon.
They won't be going anywhere anytime soon.
She probably won't get a raise anytime soon.
You shouldn't expect that to happen anytime soon.
-- Those are all with verbs or phrases. The adjective "likely" also fits: "That's not likely (to happen) anytime soon."
Q: Please show me example sentences with time flys.
A: You can say
"Time flies when you're having fun!" Or
"It's crazy how fast time flies by."
Q: Please show me example sentences with for having had the time .
A: The most common use of this expression I can recall comes from the title track from the Dirty Dancing Soundtrack.

(I've Had) The Time Of My Life lyrics:

Boy: Now I've had the time of my life
No I never felt like this before
Yes I swear it's the truth
and I owe it all to you

Girl: 'Cause I've had the time of my life
and I owe it all to you

------

have the time of one's life:
to have a very good time; to have the most exciting time in one's life.

"What a great party! I had the time of my life."

"We went to Florida last winter and had the time of our lives."

have the time of your life:

to enjoy yourself very much.

"I gave my mother a trip to London, and she had the time of her life."

to enjoy yourself very much:

"He had the time of his life working on the ranch."

Synonyms of "Time" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between What time does your train leave tomorrow? and What time will your train leave tomorrow? ?
A: they both mean the samething in the context.. no difference
Q: What is the difference between for the time and for the moment ?
A: No difference.
Q: What is the difference between IN time and ON time ?
A: "In time" suggests there's an emergency or they NEED to arrive at that time, something will start after that can't be missed.

"On time" means that there's a time you should be there, and you arrived at that time, not later.

IN TIME - EXAMPLES
"She fainted! Good thing the ambulance arrived in time."
"I left work late, and I thought I was going to miss the movie but I arrived in time for it to start."

ON TIME - EXAMPLES
"You should be at work at 6:30 am tomorrow. Please be on time." (Please arrive at 6:30 am, and not be late)
"Can you arrive on time next time? I waited for you for 10 minutes."
Q: What is the difference between what time did you sleep last night? and when did you sleep last time? ?
A: when you ask the first question, you expect the answer to be time.For example
Q:What time did you sleep last night?
A:Around 11pm.
when asking when did you sleep last time, you are asking the person what was the last time they feel asleep
For instance:
Q:When did you sleep last time?
A:The last time I fell asleep was yesterday
Q: What is the difference between I appreciate you to take the time to consider my application. and I appreciate your to take the time to consider my application ?
A: it should be Thank you for taking the time to consider my application. your is simply wrong there is no difference

Translations of "Time"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I have a question.. is it natural??
"The taken time that compared random with sorted order and reverse order."
pls answer me T_T
A: Maybe
The required times for random input, sorted input and reverse-order input respectively.

혹시 이것은 라벨에 나오는 것인가요?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? why you spent time with your childhood friend
A: Good , This is my example
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎Hello :)


It is 7:30 on central time.


Is this correct?

-----------END----------
A: It’s 7:30 in Central Standard Time.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? time, and what's is correct: too much or too many time
A: You say "too much time".

Any time you can physically count something, like a bunch of pens or the amount of pillows on your bed - you use "many". Too many pens. Too few pillows.

Any time you cannot physically count things, like sugar grains (because there are too many) or time as an abstract concept, you use "much". Too much sugar. Too much time.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I have not spare time OR I have no spare time?
A: I have no spare time.

This video will help you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlcHNfhVJ34

Other questions about "Time"

Q: Hello! A long time ago, I learned that when I write "the Internet", I have to capitalize the letter "i" in "internet". Do you think it's still true? I sometimes see "the internet" in books. Thank you.
A: Strictly speaking you should, but unless you are writing a theses on the proper capitalization of words, its unlikely that anyone would notice, let alone care.
Q: At this time next year, l will be speaking English fluently Does this sound natural?
A: × At this time next year, l will be speaking English fluently
✓ By this time next year, l will be speaking English fluently.

Q: "Every time I get stressed out, I go to Karaoke."

Hello! Do you think the sentence above sounds OK?
A: It sounds perfect! 👍
Q: A: "Every time I eat out, I always go to a fast food restaurant."
B: "Every time summer comes, I buy new sunscreen."
C: "Every time I get home from school, I wash my hands and gargle."

Hello! Do you think the sentences above are natural sounding?
A: Yes, they all sound natural.
Q: I would like to be able to speak English fluently!
It's about time I try online English lessons.
英語がペラペラになりたい!
そろそろオンライン英会話をやってみようかな。

Does this sound natural?
この表現は自然ですか?
A: 凄く自然な文章です。
おめでとう!英語がとても上手ですよ。

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

time

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions