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    Could anyone explain the following phrases connected with time? I don't know what they mean. However, I can guess some of the meanings but I like the feeling of "being sure".

    1) How time flies.
    2) take (up) much time
    3) take up sb's time
    4) for the time being
    5) one hour fast/five minutes slow
    6) at the height of summer
    7) in the depth of winter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenka View Post
    Could anyone explain the following phrases connected with time? I don't know what they mean. However, I can guess some of the meanings but I like the feeling of "being sure".

    1) How time flies.
    2) take (up) much time
    3) take up sb's time
    4) for the time being
    5) one hour fast/five minutes slow
    6) at the height of summer
    7) in the depth of winter
    1. Time goes by quickly.
    2,3. uses/consumes much time
    4. For now.
    5. one hour later than the real time; five minutes earlier than the real time
    6,7 in the middle of (when days are the longest/shortest and the temperatures are the warmest/coldest)

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    thanks!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenka View Post
    thanks!!!
    You're welcome.

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