make good time

make good time
make good time
To make speedy progress on a journey
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Main Entry:time

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to make a journey in a shorter time than you expected

We made good time and arrived by midday.

Thesaurus: to move somewhere quicklysynonym
Main entry: time

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make good time
: to travel somewhere quickly

They made good time on their trip.

We're making good time. We've already traveled a hundred miles today.

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Main Entry:time

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make good, etc. ˈtime idiom
to complete a journey quickly

We made excellent time and arrived in Spain in two days.

Main entry:timeidiom

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  • make good time — {v. phr.} To make unimpeded progress on a journey; arrive at one s destination sooner than estimated. * /There was not much traffic on the expressway so we made good time on our way to the airport./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ good\ time — v. phr. To make unimpeded progress on a journey; arrive at one s destination sooner than estimated. There was not much traffic on the expressway so we made good time on our way to the airport …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make good time — travel quickly, not be delayed, not lose time    Driving to Saskatoon, we made good time. It took only five hours …   English idioms

  • good-time — (adj.) 1928, from GOOD (Cf. good) (adj.) + TIME (Cf. time). Expression to have a good time enjoy oneself attested from 1822; earlier have a good time of it (1771). To make good time go fast is from 1838 …   Etymology dictionary

  • good time — If you make good time on a journey, you manage to travel faster than you expected …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • make excellent time — make good/excellent/time phrase to make a journey in a shorter time than you expected We made good time and arrived by midday. Thesaurus: to move somewhere quicklysynonym Main ent …   Useful english dictionary

  • good time —    If you make good time on a journey, you manage to travel faster than you expected.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Good time —   If you make good time on a journey, you manage to travel faster than expected …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Good Time (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Good Time Type = studio Artist = Alan Jackson Released = start date|2008|03|04 Recorded = Genre = Country Length = 71:11 Label = Arista Nashville Producer = Keith Stegall Reviews = *Allmusic – rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

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