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have nothing to do

To have no tasks or actions that one must complete or undertake; to have nothing with which to occupy one's time. A: "Do you want to come to a party at our house this Saturday?" B: "Sure, I have nothing else to do!" Mom, we're always so bored at grandma's house. We have nothing to do there!
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