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English definition of “(only) time will/can tell”

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(only) time will/can tell

used to say that the truth or a result will only be known in the future after events have happened: Only time will tell whether we made the right decision.
Translations of “(only) time will/can tell”
in Chinese (Traditional) (只有)時間能證明…
in Chinese (Simplified) (只有)时间能证明…
(Definition of (only) time will/can tell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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