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About Time

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What does About Time mean?

prepositional phrase

  1. &lit, See about, time
  2. Close to the right time.
  3. [idiomatic, sarcastic] Far past the desired time.


"About Time" is a 2013 romantic comedy-drama film about a young man with the special ability to time travel who tries to change his past in order to improve his future. The film was written and directed by Richard Curtis, and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy. It was released in the United Kingdom on 4 September 2013 and in the United States on 1 November 2013.


  1. "About Time" is the second book written by Paul Davies, regarding the subject of time. The intended audience is the general public, rather than science academics.
    • language: English Language
    • released on (18 years ago)
  2. "About time" is a book by Penelope Mortimer.
    • also known as "About time: an aspect of autobiography", "About time too: 1940-1978"
    • genre: Autobiography


  1. "About Time" is the third studio album by Pennywise, released on June 13, 1995.
  2. "About Time" is the twelfth studio album from The Stranglers and the second one from the Black, Burnel, Greenfield, Roberts and Ellis line-up. The album was released in 1995. It was co-produced, engineered and mixed by Alan Winstanley, who had worked with the Stranglers on their first four albums. Nigel Kennedy plays electric violin on "Face", and a string-quartet is used on three of the eleven tracks.
    • also known as Стренглерс - Крајње је време
    • genre: Post-punk
    • released on (20 years ago)
  3. "About Time" is a 1989 album released by blues rock band Ten Years After, the final studio album released featuring Alvin Lee, their singer and most prominent songwriter since the band's creation. It was also their first studio release in fifteen years.
    • genre: Blues rock
    • released on (25 years ago)
  4. "About Time" is the eighth album by Steve Winwood, released in 2003. It was his first album since 1997 and was compared to his earlier work with Traffic.
  5. "About Time" is a 1979 album by Daevid Allen and Gong-offshot New York Gong. The basic line-up of New York Gong would continue as Material.
  6. "About Time" is the debut solo studio album released by British R&B singer Angel. The album was released on 15 April 2013 via Island and Universal Republic.
  7. "About Time" is a solo album by pianist Paul Bley recorded in 2007 and released on the Justin Time label in 2008.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (7 years ago)
  8. "About Time" is the third EP by American indie rock band Straylight Run. It was made available for download on May 20, 2009 through their online merch store.
    • genre: Indie rock
    • released on (5 years ago)
  9. "About Time" is a musical EP of The Passage.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  10. "About Time" is a musical album of Steve Newman & Tony Cox.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  11. "About Time" is a musical album of Favorite Underdog.
    • released in
  12. "About Time" is a musical album of Ishq & Pan Electric.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  13. "About Time" is a musical album of Ping Pong.
    • released in (44 years ago)
  14. "About Time" a.k.a. "About Time!" is a musical album of The Attack.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  15. "About Time" is a musical album of Eric Kloss.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  16. "About Time" is a musical album of Silvercreek.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  17. "About Time" is a musical album of Webb Wilder.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  18. "About Time" is a musical album of Ari Erev.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  19. "About Time" is a musical album of Berri.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  20. "About Time" is a musical album of Anders Bergcrantz.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  21. "About Time" is a musical album of The Odd Numbers.
  22. "About Time" is a musical album of Five Fingers of Funk.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  23. "About Time" is a musical EP of Failsafe.
  24. "About Time" is a musical album of Estrada Brothers.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  25. "About Time" is a musical album of StreetSwingers.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  26. "About Time" is a musical album of Peter Williams.
  27. "About Time" is a musical album of Also Eden.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  28. "About Time" is a musical album of Scat Opera.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  29. "About Time" is a musical album of The Hotknives.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  30. "About Time" is a musical album of David's Confession.
  31. "About Time" is a musical album of Wendy Stewart.


  1. About Time is a general knowledge historical board game first seen on Series 5 of the BBC new-business reality show Dragon's Den on December 17, 2007.
  2. About Time is a 1990 off-Broadway theater production of the play by Tom Cole.
    • award: - Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play nomination for Audra Lindley

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Google previewAdvances in Computer Science - ASIAN 2004, Higher Level Decision Making (2004)

9th Asian Computing Science Conference. Dedicated to Jean-Louis Lassez on the Occasion of His 5th Cycle Birthday, Chiang Mai, Thailand, December 8-10, 2004 by Michael J. Maher

Reasoning about time is a very ancient discipline, perhaps as old as prehistoric man. These ancient humans had discovered how...

Google previewPrinciples of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (2000)

Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference (KR2000), Breckenridge, Colorado, April 12-15 2000 by A. G. Cohn, Fausto Giunchiglia, Bart Selman

Being about time is an extrinsic property of a logic; ...

Google previewExcuse Me, Your Life is Waiting! (2009)

A Bridge from Addiction to Early Recovery by Robert Boich

One nice thing about time is that it has the ability to fix things, to heal wounds. Maybe not all of them, maybe not all the damaged tissue or emotions, but most people would agree that time possesses undeniable therapeutic qualities. In most ...

Google previewAfterlife and Narrative in Contemporary Fiction (2012)

by Alice Bennett

phrase 'the arrow of time' to refer to the irreversibility of temporal processes, remarked, 'The great thing about time is that it goes on. But this is an aspect of it which the physicist sometimes seems inclined to neglect' (qtd. in Coveney and ...

Google previewThe Whip (2012)

by Karen Kondazian

And all you know or care about time is that your body awakens at the same instant, the hunger in your belly arises at the same moment, and the seasons and life move along, day in and day out, day in and day out, no different from any other.

Google previewLogos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of the Logos. Book Five (2006)

The Creative Logos. Aesthetic Ciphering in Fine Arts, Literature and Aesthetics by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

every speech, or thought about time is a kind of notional process, which on the ground ...

Google previewThe Logic of Time in the Universe: A Critique of Professor Yourgrau's "World Without Time"

by Samuel K.K. Blankson

The one absolutely indisputable fact about time is that it is always passing. That's its total essence. The way and manner we create our time it can never stop , ...

Google previewLove and Other Near-Death Experiences (2006)

A Novel by Mil Millington

The annoying thing about time is that it takes time...

Google previewEmotions: The Devils Playground (2013)

Causes of Burnout by Ian J. Bartley

The thing about time is that you can spend ...

Google previewEternity and Time's Flow (1993)

by Robert C. Neville

Chapter Four NO TIME WITHOUT ETERNITY Contrary to the time passion of the modern world, the truth about time is that it is incomprehensible without eternity, or so this book argues. The coimplication of time and eternity is presupposed by ...

Google previewSourcebook of Family Theory and Research (2004)

by Vern L. Bengtson, Alan C. Acock, Katherine R. Allen, Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, David M. Klein

THEORIZING ABOUT TIME AND FAMILIES One of the challenges associated with theorizing about time is that time can mean many things and manifest itself in many forms. For example, time has to do with passage, duration, or the ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2002)

by Tim Ingold

'Anthropological theorizing about time perspectives and time reckoning schemes is still in the formative stage,' wrote Maxwell in 1972. 'The cross-cultural study of time has not yet been given a name, nor have - schools- of thought about the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2013)

by Samuel L. Macey

About Time: Inventing the Fourth Dimension. Cambridge: MIT P, 1990. Levin, Iris, and Dan Zakay, eds. Time and Human Cognition: A Life- Span Perspective. Amsterdam: North- Holland, 1989. Macar, Francoise, Viviane ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

Thus, It's about time you went to bed can mean either that you should have gone to bed much earlier (often stated with emphasis on the word time), or that now is the appropriate time for you to retire. [Early 1900s] For a synonym, see HIGH ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

The premises underlying dualistic thinking about time reveal its limitations. First, dualistic thinking adopts the premise that Western time is linear (irreversible), abstract, quantitative, and homogeneous. In contrast, non-Westem time is cyclical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Multicultural Education (1999)

by Bruce M. Mitchell, Robert E. Salsbury

While European Americans are sometimes extremely concerned with time factors such as promptness and adhering to precise schedules, Native Americans and Latinos often adopt a more casual attitude about time. For example, in some ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

Temporality and Life Course The way we think about time is unique to humans and provides the ground on which recurrent patterns in the environment are incorporated into a mental model of what life is all about. In addition to internal bodily ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

About time, too, some said,for the adorableHall hadsometimes seemed overly contentto be looked atanddreamed over—never moreso than as Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon (08, RonHoward), wheresheis so obligingly there, ...

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All in good time!
About time!
High time!
Just a moment!
Just in time!
As we speak!
Time was…
Meantime …
Doing time…
Prime time
The time of my life
The test of time
Time’s up!
Time to go!
The end of time
Now then!
Now now! (Stewart McKenzie)
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