make up for lost time
Also, make up ground. Hurry to compensate for wasted time, as in They married late but hoped to make up for lost time, or We're behind in the schedule, and we'll just have to make up ground as best we can. The first term was first recorded in 1774; the variant dates from the late 1800s.
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Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
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In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
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It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.