a bad time

a bad time

1. A time that is inconvenient or inopportune. I'm afraid you've called at a bad time. I'm already on my way out the door.
2. A situation that is particularly painful, difficult, or unenjoyable. If you try to do too much after surgery, you're going to have a bad time. We had a really bad time on our date because we simply don't have anything in common.
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bad time

see under have a good time.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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