Time flies when you're having fun

Time flies when you're having fun.

something that you say which means that time passes quickly when you are enjoying yourself
Usage notes: Often used humorously when you are talking about an activity which was not enjoyable.
'I can't believe we've spent four hours cleaning this carpet.' 'Well, time flies when you're having fun.'
See also: flies, fun, have, time
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TIME flies when you're having fun, and we have certainly laughed our way through this hilarious quiz show.
They say time flies when you're having fun and the family tradition seems to be carried on through Johnson, for you can spend time fly-fishing with him on the Sespe and lose eight hours in a flash.
AS THEY RUEFULLY say, time flies when you're having fun.
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