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Allow time for traffic #1 (permalink) Tue May 05, 2015 9:53 am   Allow time for traffic
 

Please tell me the meaning of "allow time for traffic" e.g. Dick suggested that we leave early and allow time for traffic. Does it mean "consider time for traffic jam"?
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Allow time for traffic #2 (permalink) Tue May 05, 2015 13:02 pm   Allow time for traffic
 

In a way, yes. It means allow enough time so that if the traffic is very heavy, you will still reach your destination in time.
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Allow time for traffic #3 (permalink) Mon May 11, 2015 9:51 am   Allow time for traffic
 

Something like 'Make time?

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Allow time for traffic #4 (permalink) Mon May 11, 2015 19:30 pm   Allow time for traffic
 

'Make time' has a different meaning.

'Allow time for traffic' = allow time to complete your journey regardless of how heavy the traffic might be.

'Make time for traffic' = Create enough time in your life to pay attention to traffic - which really doesn't make sense in this context.
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Allow time for traffic #5 (permalink) Tue May 12, 2015 6:49 am   Allow time for traffic
 

Ah, thank you very much coach.
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Allow time for traffic #6 (permalink) Tue May 12, 2015 6:52 am   Allow time for traffic
 

Can I say 'Give time' then?

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Allow time for traffic #7 (permalink) Tue May 12, 2015 7:19 am   Allow time for traffic
 

'Allow time for traffic.'
'Give enough time to allow for traffic.'
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Allow time for traffic #8 (permalink) Tue May 12, 2015 14:47 pm   Allow time for traffic
 

Beeesneees wrote:
'Allow time for traffic.'
'Give enough time to allow for traffic.'
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