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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Pope Julius the Second went to work impetuously in all his affairs, and found the times and circumstances conform so well to that line of action that he always met with success.
nod, former congressional candidate/biz prof/biz owner Dan Innis has apparently found the time.
Well, that space-time continuum sure has a funny way of moving things around - and, lo and behold, Dl has found the time to run a campaign.
I've always wanted to paint but with four young boys and a foster child I have never found the time to do it.
Now in my later years I have found the time to paint.
But it's much more doable than you think," promises Cori Lopez-Castro, vice chair of the Pro Bono Legal Services Committee, a Miami bankruptcy lawyer, and mother of three, who, yes, has found the time to do pro bono.
They spent time with the children, signing autographs and having their photographs taken, and even found the time to sing and dance to the songs they performed during the TV talent show.
The words in the movie's title also refer to the plot point that Superman (Brandon Routh, notable more for acting like Reeve rather than looking like him) has been away from Earth for five years, long enough for main squeeze Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) to have found the time to snag a new man (James Marsden), have a kid (Tristan Lake Leabu) and win a Pulitzer Prize for an editorial titled ``Why the World Doesn't Need Superman.
Even though I am not a morning person, I have found the time period before the phones start ringing is when I can get a lot of my work done.
How he has found the time to prepare this valuable volume seer's virtually unfathomable, but obviously he has.
He has also found the time to chair the development of the technology component and lead the recent presentation to the IOC Review Committee for the Toronto 2008 Olympic Bid.
They have found the time and the money to compile the figures and they have not complained about the cost and effort.
It is especially heartening to know that, as a group, each of us found the time to help others who are less fortunate.
A Post-It Note with the 800 hot line number is stuck on top - a number I will call as soon as I've found the time to unravel the mystery of my new 17-function telephone system.
She has somehow found the time and energy to create a site that covers just about every area of parenting -- from day care to pregnancy to easy recipes.