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Extra time   /ˈɛkstrə taɪm/   Listen
Extra time

noun
1.
Playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie.  Synonym: overtime.






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"Extra time" Quotes from Famous Books



... and, when the horses went down, the men went on, and then the men went down, all but a few, and those few for a moment broke the line and held up the advance, and gave to the mass of the retreating troops just that little space of extra time, which spans the ...
— With British Guns in Italy - A Tribute to Italian Achievement • Hugh Dalton

... tone, 'I'm afraid I must ask you to put the sitting-room in order, Justine. Miss Sandy has apparently forgotten all about it. I'll see that it doesn't occur again.' And I could add—now that I think of it—'I will pay you for your extra time, if you like, and if you will remind me at the end of ...
— The Treasure • Kathleen Norris

... wee sma' hours and working by early candle light is misdirected ambition. The maid needs her rest to fit her for her day's labors, and washing well done requires the light of day. Set the breakfast hour ahead half an hour and so gain a little extra time. Foresight and extra planning on Saturday will provide certain left-overs from Sunday's meals which can be quickly and easily transformed into Monday's luncheon. Dinner, too, should be a simple ...
— The Complete Home • Various



Words linked to "Extra time" :   tiebreaker, period, athletic game, time period, overtime period, extra innings, period of time, regulation time, sudden death



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