The minutes ticked by slowly but steadily, and the light did not change.
The minutes ticked by slowly during my final class.
So when does the thirty days start ticking by?
Every second that ticked by put him in more danger.
Then he waited, as the seconds ticked slowly by, for his mom to go to bed.
Every minute that ticked by felt like an hour.
Are you getting apprehensive about riding as the years tick by?
During the two hours Michael was away, time ticked by slowly.
She lay in bed feeling minutes tick by like judgments.
The minutes ticked by - and then he heard voices.