not able to call (one's) time (one's) own

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not able to call (one's) time (one's) own

Having no free time at all because every moment of the day is taken up with work or some other responsibility. Ever since we had kids, we haven't been able to call our time our own. I know he's very proud of how far he's advanced in the company, but he isn't able to call his time his own anymore!
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not able to call one's time one's own

too busy; so busy as not to be in charge of one's own schedule. It's been so busy around here that I haven't been able to call my time my own. She can't call her time her own these days.
See also: able, call, not, own, time
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