find the time

(redirected from found the time)

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
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. To run for the NH Senate, at least.
I've always wanted to paint but with four young boys and a foster child I have never found the time to do it.
The study was carried out on 4,300 women aged 25 to 44 and found the women still found the time to prepare a home-cooked meal despite working either full-time or part-time hours.
They Amazingly these are the same people who found the time to devise and implement all sorts of intricate and devious methods to maximise their expenses under the old system.
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.
The pair come up with a list of all the things they have always wanted to do but never found the time and embark on a mission to try them all.
The pair come up with a list of all the things they have always wanted to do but never found the time, and after breaking out of the hospital, embark on a mission to try them all.
Branch manager Claire Smith said: "We have had a great response in the past and people have found the time spent with us very informative."
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.
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.
If Jesus needed to make the time to pray, surely we need to make the time; and if Jesus found the time, surely we can, too.
Nevertheless, he and his wife, Camilla, have found the time to raise four children and care for two pug dogs.
On my recent visit I found the time capsules could be alternately illuminating, overwhelming, or just dreadfully boring.
In between, he somehow found the time to make frequent forays to Sudan, where a little-noticed conflict between the Islamic government and Christian and animist southern tribes has resulted in two million deaths in two decades.