on schedule


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on schedule

at the expected or desired time. The plane came in right on schedule. Things have to happen on schedule in a theatrical performance.
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on schedule

happening or done at the time that was planned or intended The trains run pretty much on schedule, except when the weather is really bad.
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on schedule

At the announced or expected time, as in Her first baby arrived right on schedule. Originally alluding to published railroad timetables, this expression dates from the late 1800s.
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