have time on (one's) hands(redirected from have too much time on one's 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.
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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.
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have ˈtime on your hands(informal) have more free time than you want or need: Now the children have left home, she’s got a lot more time on her hands. OPPOSITE: have your hands full
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