time flies


used to say that time passes quickly
Your son is in high school already? My, how time flies!

Examples of time flies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a somber reminder of how time flies, this April marks the 30th anniversary of Cobain’s death. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 1 Feb. 2024 If the last few decades of social media have taught me anything, that means our next, new platform is already around the corner (time flies!). Stephanie McNeal, Glamour, 27 Dec. 2023 Neeson plays Matt, a businessman with no particular set of skills, who’s clearly been neglecting his wife (Embeth Davidtz, reuniting with the actor 30 years after Schindler’s List, and oh, how time flies) and his teenage son (Jack Champion) and younger daughter (Lilly Aspell). Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Aug. 2023 Meghan Trainor can’t believe just how fast time flies. Alexis Jones, Peoplemag, 30 July 2023 Usually, others in line jump into the conversation and the time flies by. Phil Blair, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 July 2023 The only daughter of Courteney Cox and David Arquette just turned 19, and my, how time flies. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 14 June 2023 The parents posted photos of a happy Kulture posing in a bright-pink tutu, remarking on how fast time flies. Grace Gavilanes, Peoplemag, 25 May 2023 His brother Prince George's fifth birthday portrait was taken after Louis's christening ceremony—time flies! Town & Country, 23 Apr. 2023

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“Time flies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20flies. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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