find the time

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find the time (to do something)

also find time to do something
to have a suitable period available to do something that you want to do He finds time to paint in the mornings before he comes to work. I wonder how she finds the time to work and write.
Usage notes: often used to mean there is not enough time to do what you want to do: Finding the time to exercise is never easy.
See also: find, time
References in classic literature ?
He would go himself, he assured her, as soon as he could find the time, and at last Meriem consented to abide by his wishes; but it was months before she ceased to mourn almost hourly for her Korak.
I wonder how you find the time to know all about pictures as well as books?
While these acts and deeds were in progress in and out of the office of Sampson Brass, Richard Swiveller, being often left alone therein, began to find the time hang heavy on his hands.
one Stop convincing yourself you don't have time for the gym - everyone can find the time somehow.
Denise Cheng-Carter, the college's vice principal for finance and resources, said: "We are delighted to find the time capsule in such good condition.
However, working in a busy restaurant means that I can't always find the time, but I always try my best to stay fit and healthy.
She has the inclination and tries to find the time to pursue a bit of academics as well.
The age-old question, "If you can't find the time to do the job right, how are you going to find the time to do the job over?
Somewhere in between then and now you got so busy practicing law that you couldn't find the time for pro bono work.
With daddy David unable to find the time between work and baby care for yard work, his fellow deputies stepped in.
For many--especially family breadwinners who can only find the time for a course or two each semester--it doesn't mean going full time for a two-year degree.
Where does Pat find the time and energy to host a daily, national TV show, head a worldwide ministry, develop visionary scholars, while traveling the globe as a statesman?
In this age of unrelenting demands on corporate tax professionals (from Sarbanes-Oxley and FAS 109 to "minor little things" like corporate e-filing), it will not be easy to find the time to become involved.
If you really want to exercise, you WILL find the time.
Yoga also is very effective in helping to manage stress when I can find the time to practice.