time's up

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Definition of time's up

used in speech to say that the allowed period of time has ended Time's up. Please put down your pencils and hand in your tests.
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“Time's up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%27s%20up. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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