make up for lost time

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Definition of make up for lost time

: to accomplish something that wasn't done in the time one originally intended to do it in We need to work faster to make up for lost time. We can make up for lost time by taking a shortcut.

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“Make up for lost time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20up%20for%20lost%20time. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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