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Translation of "time" - English-Japanese dictionary

time

noun   /taɪm/
A1 a particular point in the day or night 時刻, ~時 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. 時, 時間 He wants to spend more time with his family.
A2 a period of minutes, hours, years, etc. 期間 I lived in Florida for a long time.
A2 an occasion when something happens ~回, ~度 How many times have you been to Chicago?
A2 a period of time in the past (過去の)その時, 当時 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 しょっちゅう, 頻繁に It happens all the time. We go swimming all the time.
have time A2 to have enough time to do something (~する)時間がある I never have time to eat breakfast.
have a good time B1 to enjoy yourself 楽しむ, 楽しい時を過ごす 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 ~の時間である/~する時間だ It’s time to get up.
on time B1 not early or late 時間通りに, 定刻に I got to school on time.
in time B1 early or at the right time 間に合って We arrived in time to catch the train.
at the same time B1 If two things happen at the same time, they happen together. 同時に, 一緒に 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 ~回(2回, 、3回、4回、等) 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 ~後(1日後、2ヵ月後、等) 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 時間が分かる
can tell time If someone can tell time, he or she can know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch 時間が分かる
in no time very soon すぐに, あっという間に We’ll be home in no time.
at times sometimes 時々 At times, I wish I didn’t have to work.
from time to time sometimes, but not often 時々 We go to the beach from time to time.
take your time to do something without hurrying 慌てずにする, 自分のペースでする The test will be difficult – take your time.
have time on your hands to have nothing to do 時間を持て余す, 手持ち無沙汰だ 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 服役する It’s not easy to find a job after you’ve done time.
(Definition of time noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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