time is on one's side

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used to say that a person will have a good chance of success because he or she can wait until a situation improvesHouse prices are all dropping, and in the case of home buyers, time is on their side.

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“Time is on one's side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20is%20on%20one%27s%20side. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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