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English definition of “time is on sb's side”

time is on sb's side

(also have time on your side)
If you say that time is on your side, or that you have time on your side, you mean that you do not have to do quickly whatever it is that you want or have to do: We don't have to make a final decision till next week, so time is on our side.
(Definition of time is on sb's side from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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