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

The meaning of "Time" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does In most of the time we get worked up over things that on necessarily a life changing situations a life-threatening situations mean?
A: ...because I think, "Okay, worst case scenario, where is this gonna put me today?"
Q: What does time to divide mean?
A: time to separate or form in groups
Q: What does i can't believe how much time has gone by mean?
A: It means that the person who is saying it is very surprised about how fast the time passed by, much faster as he/she had expected.
Q: What does Every time I see him I get the impression he can't wait to be someplace else mean?
A: it means that person is thinking at something else,he imagine something different.
his mind is "someplace else"
Q: What does At this time, now that we have all the necessary paperwork and payments that we need, you are cleared to move in to ⚫⚫ as early as August 14th. mean?
A: The sentence means all requirements have been met to move into the new place on August 14th. All the paperwork has been submitted and everything has been paid for.

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 Just leave it for next time. and Just save it for next time. ?
A: This question is a little more complicated and context-based, I think. The key words here are "Leave" vs "Save".

1. "Just Leave it for next time." = To let something REMAIN in the state that it is in (leave) for future use if/when needed (or to leave it as it is to deal with/resolve in the future). e.g.

a). *Two people are talking about what to do with an extra box of a prepackaged frozen dinner:
X: "I just found out that we have an extra box of frozen dinner tucked away in the back of the freezer, should I put it in the microwave with the other two?"
Y: "We probably won't be able to finish all three boxes in one meal, so lets just leave that box for next time."
Person Y is suggesting that they not do anything with the extra box (leave it as it is) until the next time it's needed/can be used.

b). "There are more important things in my life right now than just studying for a certificate, so I think I'll just leave going to college for next time."
In this sentence, "going to college" is the thing the speaker wants to "leave as is" (remain in the state of NOT going to college) until a more suitable time. (The "next time".)

2. "Just save it for next time." = To KEEP (save) something (it can be a non-physical object) for use/in case it might be useful later. e.g.

a). *two players in a game are talking about what to do about a brand new weapon they just found in, say, a treasure chest:
Z: "So what should we do with it? It's not the kind of weapon I'm used to using."
Q: "Hmmm... It's not the kind I usually use either..."
Z: "Let's just save it for later/next time anyway, just in case." (I would say that "later" sounds more natural in this sentence.)
In this case, person Z is suggesting that they take the weapon and "keep" it anyway, even though neither of them will use it now; just in case they might need it in the future.

Note that sometimes "save it for next time" and "leave it for next time" can be used interchangeably. In both the above examples for "leave it for next time" you could use, "save…" (i.e. keep the frozen dinner and not eat it/save the experience of going to college for later.)

You wouldn't, however, use "leave…" for the "save…" example, because they aren't "leaving" the weapon there. They they are taking+keeping="saving" the weapon for later.

Lastly, there's an extra usage for "save it for later/next time" that can't be replaced with "leave…". It comes in the form of a sarcastic rhetorical question/suggestion. These phrases have pretty specific usages, and can be quite harsh, so you'll probably only ever hear it on tv, or if you're on pretty bad terms with whoever you're speaking to. e.g.

1. "I'm really not in the mood for this right now, so why don't you just save it for next time?/can you just save it?"

(This second example/expression isn't a question, but it runs on similar principles.)
A: "I know I'm late, but that's only because--"
B: "Save it! I've had enough with your excuses! You're always late!"

Sorry if this explaination ended up being too long and/or confusing!
(^-^`)\ Hope this helped! (^-^ )
Q: What is the difference between for some time now and recently ?
A: I've been craving for fast food for some time now.
Recently I've been craving for fast food.

He hasn't been coming to school recently.
He hasn't come to school for some time now.

They mean almost the same thing, 'recently' is easier to use.
Q: What is the difference between 1. You would be better off focusing your time on tasks you are good at. and 2. You would be better off, if you focus on your time on tasks you are good at. 3. If you would focus your time on tasks you are good at, then you end better off. ?
A: Number two, in english, does not make sense. I can help you with number one and three though. Number one is giving advice. It can be said nicely or in a mean way. Number three sounds condescending/harsh/mean. If someone said the third sentence, they probably would be being mean to the person they say it to.
Q: What is the difference between It's not easy to be drunk all the time and It's not easy being drunk all the time ?
A: "It's not easy to be drunk all the time" sounds clunkier, more awkward to me. The other one sounds more natural is how I would say it.
Q: What is the difference between in time and in a timely manner ?
A: in time means something will be done eventually with no set deadline.

timely manner means someone will be done in a reasonable amount of time and generally faster and more efficient.

Translations of "Time"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "I have no time to enjoy myself because I am busy with work and family time."
A: yes it is.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 거기는 몇시 인가요? what time is it there? 이렇게 말해도 되나요
A: "what time is it there?" is correct!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 'in a short time' can mean days(1 day, 2 days,,)?? not only time(1 hour, 2 hours..)?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how much time I need to learn English
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Why every time wrong?
A: It can start a clause but it can't connect two clauses together in the middle of a sentence. That's what a conjunction does.

Other questions about "Time"

Q: Tough time will be compensated as a sweet result.

Is this natural? Please correct mistakes.
A: Grammatically it's a bit wrong
It should be "Tough time will be compensated with a sweet result"
Q: At the same time, "Astro Boy" was gaining popularity. He joined Toei Animation in April. It was three months earlier that the "Astro Boy" show began to be broadcast. It was in January of the same year. In his memoirs and interviews, there is no mention of how he saw the cartoon when it first aired. It seems that he at the time was not interested in TV cartoons. Does this sound natural?
A: × It was three months earlier that the "Astro Boy" show began to be broadcast.
✓ Three months earlier the "Astro Boy" show had started broadcasting.

× It seems that he at the time was not interested in TV cartoons.
✓ It seems that he was not interested in TV cartoons at that time.

Q: At that time, he was struggling to establish his own drawing style. While in his fourth year of university, he happened to see a sign in the student section of the university that was looking for aspiring animators for Toei Animation. He applied for the job and passed the drawing test. He then started his career as an animator. He was surprised to learn that animators, unlike painters and manga artists, are not required to have a unique style and that it is important that everyone animates characters with the same design. By learning the method of animation drawing very theorized by the excellent senior animator, he discovered that he had finally found the way to go in this art of expression different from manga. Does this sound natural?
A: @dorami-09 Oh okay. So when I say “discovered the correct path” I mean the same as you meant with“found his way to go”

It’s just that “found his way to go” sounds a little unnatural in English.

And perhaps I would say “his true path” instead of “correct” since that is a bit too rigid now that I think about it.

So I would write “he had finally discovered his true path”

To break it down even more: “discovered” = “found”

“true path” = “way to go”

I hope this makes more sense now for you. But please let me know if you have other questions.
Q: I often lose time to eat lunch.

So, I have decided not to eat lunch on the week day.

If I prepared for lunch, I would get annoyed when I can't eat it.

I decided not to eat, so I should not get annoyed so often.

Does this sound natural?
A: “Prepare xxx” usually means that someone must get something ready at that time, so that it can be used later on.

“Prepare for xxx” could mean to get ready for an event, and is usually used when someone must expect for something to happen to them in the future.

For example:
“Please prepare sushi for the dinner tonight.”
This sentence is saying that the person must make sushi now so that it will be ready for dinner.

“Prepare for Julia to call on you during the seminar.”
This sentence is saying that the person should expect to be called on by Julia later on, and should mentally prepare for it.

I hope this makes sense! If not, please let me know 😊
Q: 'In the past time men worked while women assisted children and it was typical form in our family members, roughly in this kind of meaning I'd like to make sentences, is this sentence strange?
A: I'd write "In the past, men worked while women cared for children; these were the typical roles in families."

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