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find the time

To devote time in one's busy schedule to do something; to make the time to do something. When am I supposed to find the time to make cupcakes for the school bake sale? I have two important meetings today at work! I try to find the time to meditate every day.
See also: find, time
References in classic literature ?
I really believe that had they not been so, I should have rushed off incontinently and blown Sphinx, bronze doors, and (as it proved) my chances of finding the Time Machine, all together into nonexistence.
Finding the time long, he had risen, gone again into the laboratory, then into the vestibule, looked into the garden, and had seen, coming towards the pavilion, Mademoiselle Stangerson --alone.
The Manufacturer, seeing that he could get no labour for a long time and finding the times pretty hard anyhow, burned down his shoe factory for the insurance, and when the strikers wanted to resume work there was no work to resume.
I do love Crunchy Nut Corn Flakes and Kellogg's Start but I have trouble finding the time.
FINDING the time for gym trips and classes can be one of the biggest challenges for working mothers trying to keep fit.
Finding the time to meet and collaborate on the project was difficult, but finding the motivation to write independently and integrating the individual stories into a cohesive whole were equally laborious.
With an increasing number of companies concentrating on the fiscal bottom line and intent on eliminating any unnecessary overhead, finding the time to recruit qualified future employees is a luxury most simply can't spare.
Cooper says he would like to reach a wider audience, "but finding the time to promote it is much harder than finding the time to do the program itself"
They will lead balanced lives, finding the time and space for all of the necessary functions and roles to be personally satisfied and productive as a human being.
Despite an extremely heavy schedule, it is nice to be able to see superstars finding the time to give a little to others.
Finding the time and resources to provide each client with the attention and information they need can often become overwhelming.