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    of

    time is of essence now

    or

    time is essential now

    or

    time is essence..

    kindly explain this difference.. also please explain the use of 'of' too!

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    Re: of

    [1] time is of essence <a fixed expression>
    [2] time is essential <a variation on [1]>
    [3] time is essence. <poetic>

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend
    ...also please explain the use of 'of' too!
    That would be a PhD thesis.

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    Re: of

    time is of essence now
    I thought it should be 'time is of the essence', a legal jargon.
    Time is of the Essence legal definition of Time is of the Essence. Time is of the Essence synonyms by the Free Online Law Dictionary.

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    Re: of

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    [1] time is of essence <a fixed expression>
    [2] time is essential <a variation on [1]>
    [3] time is essence. <poetic>

    That would be a PhD thesis.

    do you say variation on [1] or variation of [1]? also i have one more question pertaining to 'the'

    which of the following is correct?

    to see the future
    to see future

    hehe anyway thnx soup.. i don't that i get doubts that require to prepare phd thesis to clear them:P

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    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post

    that is perfect.. actually i read this phrase (btw can i term it as a phrase?) today on tv.. the topic was India - US Nuclear Deal... huge fuss is going on on that issue in India

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