have nothing to do

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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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The jury room personnel have always been polite, but have nothing to do with courtroom needs other than supplying bodies.
Some artists or critics have their politics and their problems and are very enthusiastic about these things that have nothing to do with painting.