all in good time


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all in good time

Eventually; at a more favorable time in the future. This phrase encourages one to be patient. I know you wish your house had sold already, but all in good time. A: "I'm 35 years old—why aren't I married already?" B: "Oh, sweetheart, all in good time."
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all in good time

at some future time; in the near future; in good time; soon. (This phrase is used to encourage people to be patient and wait quietly.) When will the baby be born? All in good time. Mary: I'm starved! When will Bill get here with the pizza? Tom: All in good time, Mary, all in good time.
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