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    время идёт!

    Как сказать по-английски "время идёт!", в смысле "давай быстрей, мы теряем время"?
    По-русски можно даже сказать просто "Время!" (например, "Давай быстрее! Время!"), но если сказать просто "Time!" по-английски, это будет значить "пора" (~it's time to do something), не так ли?..

    Maybe one can say "We/You are wasting time?"
    Is it idiomatic?
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    Re: время идёт!

    We don't have all day is a very common phrase with a similar meaning.

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    "The clock is ticking" is another, in certain contexts.
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    Re: время идёт!

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Maybe one can say "We/You are wasting time?"
    Is it idiomatic?
    You have written the meaning of an idiom, which is OK, but here is the actual idiom:
    Idiom: time's a wasting
    Meaning: we are wasting time, we should be working
    Example: Time's a wasting. Let's finish our work and then rest.
    http://bits.westhost.com/idioms/id635.htm
    Here are more:
    no time to lose
    If you say there is or that you have no time to lose, it means that you must do quickly whatever it is that you want to do
    Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define. ... &dict=CALD
    Time is money. SAYING
    said to emphasize that you should not waste time, because you could be using it to earn money
    Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define. ... &dict=CALD

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    Simply: "Time is short"

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    Thank you all very much!!
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    1. Women are the product of time and money.
    2. Time is money.
    3. Money is the root of all evil.

    So: woman = time x money = money x money = root(evil) x root(evil) = evil.

    "Women are evil".

    This joke is better in some other language, where also number 1 is a common saying. Maybe it was in Italian?
    Я вас любил так искренно, так нежно,
    Как дай вам бог любимой быть другим.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leushka
    1. Women are the product of time and money.
    2. Time is money.
    3. Money is the root of all evil.

    So: woman = time x money = money x money = root(evil) x root(evil) = evil.

    "Women are evil".

    This joke is better in some other language, where also number 1 is a common saying. Maybe it was in Italian?
    Also only people who know maths will get it :P
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