Meaning of “time flies” in the English Dictionary

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"time flies" in British English

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time flies

saying

C2 used to mean that time passes surprisingly quickly:

Time flies when you're having fun.

(Definition of “time flies” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"time flies" in American English

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time flies

a certain period has passed surprisingly quickly:

Time flies when you're having fun.

(Definition of “time flies” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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