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make good time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake good timemake good timeif you make good time on a journey, you travel quickly, especially more quickly than you expected We made good time and were at the hotel by lunchtime. time
Examples from the Corpus
make good timeBut DeLatorre, leading the convoy, made better time than he expected.We had made good time and had to ease speed to avoid closing the island in darkness.I made good time back over the motorway.They made good time thereafter, considering the darkness, encountering no problems.The weather was not too promising, but we made good time and were soon at the first terrace.Once we got on the freeway, we made good time.After the ferry incident, we make good time.I was no weight, we made good time.We were making good time through the foothills.
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