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Jimmy Wells says to Silky Bob, "I'll be on my way. Hope your friend comes around all right. Going to call time on him sharp?"

There're three questions about the dialogue.

Q1: What "I'll be on my way." means?

Is it "I should go now."?

Q2: "Hope your friend comes around all right." Why present indefinite tense why not future indefinite tense?

Q3: I couldn't grasped the meaning of the 3rd sentence. "Going to call time on him sharp?"

Q4: Is it correct to write third as 3rd?

Thanks.

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sundarnazIs it "I should go now."?

I will go now.

sundarnazQ2: "Hope your friend comes around all right." Why present indefinite tense why not future indefinite tense?

Present tense is correct. It is hypothetical - the friend might not come.

sundarnaz"Going to call time on him sharp?"

It is an idiom of the time, not used anymore. It means -- are you going to leave if he isn't exactly on time?

sundarnazQ4: Is it correct to write third as 3rd?

Yes, for dates (the 3rd of October) and street names (3rd Avenue). There are probably other uses.

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sundarnazQ1: What missing word here "I'll be on my way." means?

What does "I'll be on my way." mean?

sundarnazQ3: I couldn't grasped the meaning of the 3rd sentence. "Going to call time on him sharp
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