Collocations are very common in English, and learning them is important.
1. Run out of time
E.g: I didn’t finish the test – I ran out of time.
2. Save time
E.g: If you want to save time, this machine will provide the answer.
3. Kill time
E.g: We played cards to kill time until the bus came.
4. Take your time
E.g: There’s no rush – take your time.
5. Make up for lost time
E.g: I’ll have to work hard now to make up for lost time.
6. Take a long time
E.g: His injuries will take a long time to heal.
7. Give me a hard time
E.g: They really gave me a hard time at the interview.
8. Spare time
E.g: She devotes all her spare time to gardening.
9. Spend time
E.g: I spend time watching TV.
10. Waste time
E.g: I waste time listening to music every day.
11. Make time for
E.g: Today I’m busy, but I’ll make time for you.
12. Have time
E.g: Do you have time to help me?
13. Pass the time
E.g: I’m determined to pass the time.
14. On time
E.g: The trains are rarely on time.
15. Just in time
E.g: I arrived just in time for my flight to London.
16. It’s about time
E.g: It’s about time you cleaned your room!
17. Take time off
E.g:: You must take time off the clock and make it a short game.
28. Tell me the time
E.g: Can you tell me the time?
19. Time passes
E.g: As time passes, it becomes more difficult ro raise funds.
20. Dead on time
E.g: I left dead on time at 10.45 am.
21. Free time
E.g: I do a lot of reading in my free time.
22. Right on time
E.g: The trial lawyer was right on time for his next case.