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Time Collocations Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests collocations related to time.

1. He arrived at exactly 11am, _____ on time.

right
straight
a) right b) straight

2. What do you do in your _____ time?

free
loose
a) free b) loose

3. We couldn't finish because we ________ time.

ran through
ran out of
a) ran through b) ran out of

4. If we take this short cut we'll _____ some time.

keep
save
a) keep b) save

5. We _____ time sitting in a traffic jam. We should've taken the train.

damaged
wasted
a) damaged b) wasted

6. There have been several robberies in the _____ weeks.

past few
few past
a) past few b) few past

7. The Internet was developed in the _____ century.

last 20th
late 20th
a) last 20th b) late 20th

8. They're really busy. They work ________ dusk.

from dawn to
from day to
a) from dawn to b) from day to

9. You'll forget all about it ________ by.

when time comes
as time goes
a) when time comes b) as time goes

10. Can you ________ to meet us this week?

make time
do time
a) make time b) do time

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