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an English translation of a French phrase meaning

"when the time, place, context and/or circumstances are appropriate for one to learn/know/understand something"
son: Dad, I'd like to learn how to drive a car, my older brother who is 16, is learning how to drive. Why can't I?

father: Oh. you'll learn en temps et lieux utiles, all right but, at age 13, you are definitely not old enough. now, go to bed.
by sexydimma April 12, 2013
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