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time

noun   /taɪm/
A1 a particular point in the day or night ساعة / مَوْعِد What time is it? What time do you leave for work in the morning?
A2 [no plural] Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, etc. زَمَن He wants to spend more time with his family.
A2 a period of minutes, hours, years, etc. مُدّة I lived in Florida for a long time.
A2 an occasion when something happens مَرّة How many times have you been to Chicago?
A2 a period of time in the past وَقْت We were very young at the time. the novel is set in the time of the Civil War. Did you enjoy your time in Japan?
all the time
A2 very often بِاِسْتِمْرار It happens all the time. We go swimming all the time.
have time
A2 to have enough time to do something لَدَيه وَقْت I never have time to eat breakfast.
have a good time
B1 to enjoy yourself يَستَمتِع بوَقته Did you have a good time in Florida?
it’s time for/to do something
B1 used to say that something should happen or be done now حان الوَقْت لـِ It’s time to get up.
on time
B1 not early or late في الوَقْت المُحَدَّد I got to school on time.
in time
B1 early or at the right time في الوَقْت المُحَدَّد We arrived in time to catch the train.
at the same time
B1 If two things happen at the same time, they happen together. في نَفْس الوَقْت We arrived at the same time.
two, three, four, etc. times
B1 used to say how much bigger, better, worse, etc. one thing is than another thing ثَلاث / ثَمان / تِسْع / مَرّات … إلخ Ben earns three times more than me. Their house is three times larger than ours.
in a day’s, two months’, etc. time
B1 mainly UK a week, two months, etc. from now في فَتْرَة يَوم / شَهْرَين مِن الآن. I have to go to the doctor again in a month’s time.
can tell the time
to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch يَقْرأ الوَقْت
can tell time
If someone can tell time, he or she can know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch يَقْرأ الوَقْت
in no time
very soon قَريبًا We’ll be home in no time.
at times
sometimes أحيانًا At times, I wish I didn’t have to work.
from time to time
sometimes, but not often بَيْن الحين والآخَر We go to the beach from time to time.
take your time
to do something without hurrying بِدون تَعَجُّل The test will be difficult – take your time.
have time on your hands
to have nothing to do لَديه كُلّ الوقت Now that her children are all at school, Mary has found that she has time on her hands.
do time
to spend a period of weeks, months, years, etc. in prison يَقضي فَترة في السجن It’s not easy to find a job after you’ve done time.
(Definition of time noun from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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