Definition of on time in English:

on time

phrase

  • Punctual; punctually.

    ‘the train was on time’
    ‘we paid our bills on time’
    • ‘Immediately she took over the practical details of his life, seeing that bills get paid on time.’
    • ‘Interest is normally charged at once, even if you pay the bill in full on time.’
    • ‘Just because you can code a reverse compiler in your sleep doesn't mean you pay your phone bill on time.’
    • ‘My husband and I have always paid every bill on time but are now prepared to withhold payment.’
    • ‘A huge amount of hard work goes into making sure the newspaper is published on time each and every week.’
    • ‘This time, Michael is being sued for apparently not paying his vet bills on time.’
    • ‘Get the trains to run on time and passengers might believe some of the other promises being made.’
    • ‘The pressure to reach a destination on time has serious consequences for our driving safety.’
    • ‘The train left on time and the Wallace monument rapidly faded into the distance.’
    • ‘Mind you, if the trains run on time they will have less than half an hour to get from the station and into the ground.’
    punctual, punctually, prompt, promptly
    punctual, punctually, prompt, promptly, in time, in good time, on schedule, to schedule, when expected, timely, well timed
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