burn daylight

burn daylight

To waste time or procrastinate. Come on, let's get started on our hike—we're burning daylight just standing around here!
See also: burn, daylight
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burn daylight

use artificial light in daytime; waste daylight.
See also: burn, daylight
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On a two-week hunt, I want to milk every moment of hunting time possible out of those two weeks, and I simply won't burn daylight in camp.