time expires

idiom

: play stops (in a game) because there is no more time
They scored seconds before time expired.

Examples of time expires in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Malik Hall sinks a layup as time expires to put the game at a seven-point margin. Alex Zietlow, Charlotte Observer, 22 Mar. 2024 Human error when operating the game clock creates the illusion of a field goal attempt leaving the hand before time expires. Charles Baggarly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 8 Mar. 2024 Riverdale Ridge’s Shay Vigil hits a no-doubter from beyond half court as time expires in the first half, just seconds after Peyton Marvel hit a 3 of her own to take D’Evelyn’s first lead of the game. Matt Schubert, The Denver Post, 8 Mar. 2024 Injuries are part of the game — but Duke men's basketball coach Jon Scheyer takes issue when those bumps and bruises come after time expires and during stampedes of celebrating fans. David K. Li, NBC News, 27 Feb. 2024 By Russ Crawford / Made by History February 8, 2024 1:39 PM EST Could the Super Bowl be decided by a field goal as time expires? TIME, 8 Feb. 2024 United Arab Emirates, around when the contract for ITU to maintain UTC time expires. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 22 Nov. 2022 The chamber on Sunday evening voted 68-29 to invoke cloture on the underlying legislation, setting up a final vote after the 30-hour post-cloture time expires early Tuesday morning, unless there's an agreement to speed up the process. Ali Zaslav, CNN, 9 Aug. 2021 After eight years, the time expires for the city to collect the debts. Raeedah Wahid, Fortune, 3 Mar. 2023

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“Time expires.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20expires. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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