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    What is the best way (idiom or expression) to say "I dont have enough time" or "I am under time pressure".

    Is it correct to say I am time restrictive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliJaffar View Post
    What is the best way (idiom or expression) to say "I dont have enough time" or "I am under time pressure".

    Is it correct to say I am time restrictive?

    Thanks,
    Your first two are fine. A person cannot be "time restrictive".

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    Thanks for help.

    But what is the best way to say it. I mean I want the idiom to say it.
    I want to say it as what english prople say it.

    Appreciative

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    Default Re: Time Restriction

    'Pressed for time.' He couldn't stay to the end of the meeting as he was pressed for time.

    Its not in the idiom section on this site, but it is here:

    pressed for time - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    Perhaps it could be added

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliJaffar View Post
    Thanks for help.

    But what is the best way to say it. I mean I want the idiom to say it.
    I want to say it as what english prople say it.

    Appreciative
    It is great to learn idioms, but don't be confused. NES speak with normal expressions as well. The idiom "pressed for time" is great, but it is not superior or more natural than "I don't have enough time".

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