have time on hands

have time on (one's) hands

To have extra or spare time in which one has nothing specific to do or accomplish. I'll have a bit more time on my hands now that we've finished the year-end audit. Our kids had too much time on their hands last summer break, so we decided to enroll them in a few different summer camps to keep them occupied.
See also: hand, have, on, time
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have (too much) time on one's hands

Fig. to have extra time; to have time to spare. Your problem is that you have too much time on your hands. I don't have time on my hands. I am busy all the time.
See also: hand, have, on, time
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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