Last modified on 29 January 2014, at 09:39
in good time (not comparable)
- At a suitable time.
- 1606, William Shakespeare, King Lear, act 2, sc. 4,
- Lear: I gave you all—
- Reagan: And in good time you gave it.
- Before an appointed time; with time to spare.
- 1818, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey, ch. 10,
- No visitors appeared to delay them, and they all three set off in good time for the pump-room.
- 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World, ch. 3,
- A taxicab took me round in good time for my appointment.