ON TIME vs IN TIME
- means ‘at the exact time’ or it happens according to a schedule or deadline
- If something happens on time, it happens at the right time it was planned.
- The opposite of ‘on time’ is
- The plane took off on time.
- Sofia is never on time. She’s always late.
- I didn’t get home on time.
- means ‘early enough’ to do something or for something / before a set time
- If something happens in time, it happens before the scheduled time.
- The opposite of ‘in time’ is too late.
- I woke up in time to have breakfast.
- Will you be home in time for dinner?
- I missed my train, but I still arrived in time for the meeting.
on time in time
- We got to the airport __________________________ to have a coffee before checking in.
- I’ll meet you at 8 a.m. Please be __________________________.
- It’s good to be__________________________ but it’s even better to be__________________________.