時不我待

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Chinese[edit]

 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
not; no I; me
 
wait; treat; deal with; need; about; intending to do something; stay; delay
trad. (時不我待)
simp. (时不我待)

Etymology[edit]

The word order features the inversion of verb () and object () in negative sentences in Classical Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

時不我待

  1. time waits for no one