make time
phrasal 1. to travel fast 2. to gain time 3. to make progress toward winning favor <
trying to make time with the waitress
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make time — phrasal 1. : to travel at a certain rate of speed make fast time 2. : to go quickly have to make time to get to the bank before it closes * * * 1) find an occasion when time is available to do something the nurse should make time to talk to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make time — 1》 find an occasion when time is available to do something. 2》 N. Amer. informal make sexual advances to someone. → make …   English new terms dictionary

  • make time — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To be successful in arriving at a designated place in short or good time. * /We re supposed to be there at 6 P.M., and it s only 5:30 we re making good time./ 2. To be successful in making sexual advances to someone. * /Joe… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make time — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To be successful in arriving at a designated place in short or good time. * /We re supposed to be there at 6 P.M., and it s only 5:30 we re making good time./ 2. To be successful in making sexual advances to someone. * /Joe… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ time — v. phr. slang 1. To be successful in arriving at a designated place in short or good time. We re supposed to be there at 6 P.M., and it s only 5:30 we re making good time. 2. To be successful in making sexual advances to someone. Joe sure is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make time — be successful in arriving at a destination in a short time We made very good time yesterday and arrived home before it got dark …   Idioms and examples

  • make time — hurry, go quickly; travel at a certain speed; court, make a romantic approach (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make time — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. gain, speed up, rush; see hurry 1 , speed 1 , travel …   English dictionary for students

  • make time — idi to move or travel quickly …   From formal English to slang

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