in good time


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(all) in good time

within a reasonable period of time Max didn't worry about getting an answer today or tomorrow, because he knew it would come in good time.
Usage notes: often said to someone who is not being patient: They said the package will come all in good time and there's no way to hurry it up.
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in good time

1. See in due course.
2. In a short time, quickly; also, earlier than expected. For example, We want to get home in good time for the broadcast, or They submitted the bis in good time. [Late 1500s]
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in good time

1. In a reasonable length of time.
2. When or before due.
3. Quickly.
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