make good time

make good time
   быcтpo пpoйти или пpoexaть кaкoe-л. paccтoяниe, быcтpo дoexaть; улoжитьcя вoвpeмя
    He was pressing, panicked now at being late, passing entire rows of cars and hogging the center of the pike... He was lucky: we made good time (J. Updike). We had hoped to reach home before night, and we were making good time until the bad weather delayed us

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  • make good time — To make speedy progress on a journey • • • Main Entry: ↑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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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./ …   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

  • 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 — (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

  • 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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