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- adj. Punctual or according to schedule.
- adv. Punctually or according to the schedule.
- adv. By installments, payments over a period of time.
- adv. By a player's running out of time.
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- adv. at the expected time
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Before leaving Florence, we made an unalterable plan: drive straight to the airport in Treviso, get rid of the now-despised rental car, and be on time for our flight back to Spain.
Teague showed up right on time with black sunglasses, a battered black leather jacket, and a chauffered black Town Car idling at the curb.
Mrs. Gorbachev arrived early, so when Nancy arrived on time she seemed late and rude.
Someone in the New York office got mixed up on time and thought the 7 p.m. jump-off was western time; to compound this error, it turned out that the New York AIC misunderstood the concept of time zones and thought that 7 p.m. in Seattle was 3 p.m. in New York.
Mr. Raven said we had to be on time for this thing, Harold had reminded her.
We had one very good man, Jay Suchan, who had worked with Anna on the Hill and I suspect deserved credit for keeping Anna organized and on time see Appendix A.
A frequent contributor to the scientific literature on time perspective, he was instrumental in the construction of the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory ZTPI and was the first to identify the transcendental-future time perspective.
Concerned that in her haste to reach the meeting on time it might have slipped a finger-length too low, the administrator gently fluffed her neckpiece.
Punctuality: Develop a reputation for being on time and you will earn the respect of other organized professionals.
My early research on time perspective got a big boost when John Boyd joined my research team at Stanford University back in 1994.