'keep a check of time'

kritika

Senior Member
India - Hindi & English
Hi,



If someone has a limited period of time to complete a task and you want to tell that person to manage the time, can the following sentence be used in this situation. If not, what will be the correct sentence



'Keep a check of time'


Thanks
 
  • tannen2004

    Senior Member
    English/USA
    I've never heard this and it would sound odd to me. I always tell my students to "keep an eye on the time" or to "keep track of time".
     
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