can't call (one's) time (one's) own(redirected from couldn't call one's time one's own)
can't call (one's) time (one's) own
To have no free time at all because every moment of the day is taken up with work or some other responsibility. They weren't kidding when they said you can't call your time your own after having kids! I know he's very proud of how far he's advanced in the company, but he can't even call his time his own anymore! The job paid really well, but I couldn't call my time my own, so I decided to find something a bit more flexible instead.