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the process by which time passes
if time goes by, it passes
if time wears on, it passes
if time ticks away or ticks by, it passes
if time intervenes, it passes before you do something or before something happens
if time creeps by, it passes very slowly
if time or an opportunity slips by, it passes and you fail to use it or to gain an advantage from it
used for saying that time seems to be passing very quickly
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
the first day of Lent
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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