- Idiom – Time flies
- Meaning – Time passes very quickly. This expression is used when you observe that a certain period of time has passed surprisingly quickly.
- It’s also very common to hear people say Time flies when you’re having fun!
When could you use this idiom?
- An enjoyable event has ended; you were expecting it to continue for some time.
- Your holiday is over too soon.
- An event that seems fresh in the memory was actually long ago.
- You’ve been having so much fun that you’re unaware of the passing of time.
- Jacky: “When did we visit Paris together? Was it 3 years ago?”
Barbara: “It was 8 years ago! How time flies!”
- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.