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good time

prison slang An amount of time that is deducted from an inmate's prison sentence due to good behavior. He hoped that by dedicating himself to his studies he might be granted a bit of good time and let out of jail early.
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Across Britain, the net balance of people who believe the coming year is a good time to buy a house rather than a bad time has plunged from 34% in the first three months of 2014 to just 5% in the second quarter of this year, marking the lowest total since the series began in April 2011.
For the first time since Halifax's regular housing market confidence tracker began in April 2011, the proportion of consumers who predict the next 12 months will be a good time to put a home on the market outweighed those who believe it will be a bad time.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine neighborhood restaurants and bars have come together as a family to remind Michigan what Good Times are all about.
IS it or is it not a good time for Tottenham to be playing Portsmouth?
ACTOR James Nesbitt has revealed he learned to have a good time without booze while starring in a new epic on the last days of Jesus.
GWENDOLYN AND THE GOOD TIME GANG: "Get Up & Dance" (Whispersquish)
Grosso, Hewitt, Toad, Bailey, Whitedog, and others wee ripping and having a good time.
A federal prisoner filed a habeas corpus petition asserting that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) was calculating his good time credit in a manner that was contrary to the federal prisoner release statute.
As for higher ed professionals poised on the precipice of a system with band-aids about to fall away, this would probably be a good time to reassess core mission.
The post-season is a good time to develop a mental focus that will cut off all negative thoughts, such as poor umpiring, bad weather, inadequate facilities, or errors by the defense.
It goes up and down over time as we find the market either a good time to buy or a good time to sell," he said.
The story of Philip and the eunuch shows us that it was a good time to be the church, those years right after Jesus' ascension.
I would just stay away from the people I don't like so I could have a good time, like everyone else.
If you haven't looked closely in the last few years at how your buildings are using energy, now may be a good time to perform a new energy audit of those facilities.