Translation: from spanish

the sands of time

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  • the sands of time — the allotted time Origin: with reference to the sand of an hourglass * * * the sands of time used to refer to the passage of time Many civilizations have been buried by the sands of time. [=many civilizations have been forgotten because of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the sands of time — is an idiom meaning that time runs out either through something reaching an end or through a person s death. It comes from the sand used in hourglasses, an ancient way of measuring time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • The Sands of Time — is a 1988 novel by novelist Sidney Sheldon.PlotThe story begins in Pamplona, Spain in 1976. The Basque people are fighting against Spain for their rights to free speech and cultural independence. While people are distracted with bulls let loose… …   Wikipedia

  • the sands of time —    The sands of time is an idiom meaning that time runs out either through something reaching an end or through a person s death. It comes from the sand used in hourglasses, an ancient way of measuring time.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • The sands of time —   The sands of time is an idiom meaning that time runs out either through something reaching an end or through a person s death. It comes from the sand used in hourglasses, an ancient way of measuring time …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • (the) sands of time — the sands of time literary phrase a way of referring to time, especially when you are talking about it passing very quickly Thesaurus: passing of timesynonym Main entry: sand …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Sands of Time — Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Разработчик Издатель Дизайнер Джордан Мехнер Часть серии Prince of Pe …   Википедия

  • the sands of time — literary a way of referring to time, especially when you are talking about it passing very quickly …   English dictionary

  • The Sands of Time (Hoeye novel) — The Sands of Time is the second book in the Hermux Tantamoq series, created by Michael Hoeye. The first in the series is Time Stops for No Mouse , and the third in the series is No Time Like Show Time . In each one Hermux Tantamoq is the main… …   Wikipedia

  • the sands (of time) are running out — the allotted time is nearly at an end. [with ref. to the sand of an hourglass.] → sand …   English new terms dictionary

  • the sands of time are running out — ► the sands (of time) are running out the allotted time is nearly at an end. [ORIGIN: with reference to the sand of an hourglass.] Main Entry: ↑sand …   English terms dictionary


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