time to run

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(It's) time to run.

 and (It's) time to move along.; (It's) time to push along.; (It's) time to push off.; (It's) time to split.
Inf. an announcement of one's desire or need to depart. (See also (I) have to shove off and (It's) time to hit the road for an illustration of other possible variations.) Andy: Time to push off. I've got to get home. Henry: See you, dude. John: It's time to split. I've got to go. Sue: Okay. See you tomorrow.
See also: run, time
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A good time to run this play is right after running the regular Bunt Defense #2, since you are making it obvious that you are trying to get the out at 2nd by encouraging the back runner to get a larger secondary lead.
Meanwhile, it's tough finding time to run the business, and even harder to figure out how to move forward--with just $30,000 in annual revenues--on leads such as a commitment from national retailer Wal-Mart to sell their sauce in 220 stores and 13 states.
The authors of the report say the time to run the race (approximately 33 minutes before treatment) was shortened by about one minute, an improvement that persisted for at least 13 days.