1) 时间 go by
① One year went by. I'm still single.
② As time goes by, people change.
用来描述时间的流逝，比如一个星期过去了；比如“随着时间的增长，xxx会怎样"。常用句式：As time goes by, xxx; With time going by, xxxx; [时间] went by, xxx. 随着时间的增长，你会渐渐找到更美好的自己。
2) think of ... as...
① I think of you as my best friend, my second self, but you touched my girlfriend!!!
② I think of you as my friend, but you think of me as your father. What a son!
把...看作/当作.... 还可以用see...as...; consider...as...; regard... as...; 常用在谈感情时，我把你当朋友...你把我当什么？
3) sooner or later
① Sooner or later, I will go back. Just wait and see!
② I will tell her I love her sooner or later.
迟早，总有一天。总有一天我们都会死。We all will die sooner or later.