time is on your side


time is on your side
time is on your side phrase
you are in a situation that allows you a lot of time to do something
Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym
Main entry: time

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time is (not) on your side
◇ If time is on your side, you have a good chance of success because you can wait until a situation improves. If time is not on your side, your chance of success is less because you have to do something very soon.

House prices are all dropping, and in the case of home buyers, time is on their side. [=the houses that people want to buy will become cheaper as more time passes]

If we wait too long to buy the tickets, the concert may be sold out: time is not on our side. [=all the tickets may be sold if we wait too long to buy them]

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Main Entry:time

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time is on your ˈside idiom
used to say that sb can wait for sth to happen or can wait before doing sth
Main entry:timeidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • time is on your side — time is on (your) side you will do better by waiting. Your parents think time is on their side, that you ll give up and stop asking if they wait long enough. Because waiting is likely to bring a higher price, we believe that time is on our side.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • time is on your side — you are in a situation that allows you a lot of time to do something …   English dictionary

  • time is on my side — If time is on your side, you have the luxury of not having to worry about how long something will take …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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  • time is not on your side — time is (not) on your side ◇ If time is on your side, you have a good chance of success because you can wait until a situation improves. If time is not on your side, your chance of success is less because you have to do something very soon. House …   Useful english dictionary

  • have time on your side — have time on (your) side to have enough time to do something without having to hurry. There is plenty of time for you to have a baby. At twenty five you still have time on your side …   New idioms dictionary

  • on your side — on (your) side helping you or giving you an advantage. To get this project approved, you ll need to have Richard on your side. I thought of a way to get the older boys on my side. Related vocabulary: time is on your side …   New idioms dictionary

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  • on your side — phrase if age, experience etc is on your side, you have a particular advantage that will make it easier for you to succeed have something on your side: Well they’re poor, but at least they’ve got love on their side. Thesaurus: advantages and… …   Useful english dictionary