on (one's) own time

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on (one's) own time

When one is not actively working at one's job; in one's free time. It's hard to pursue a degree on your own time when you're also working a full-time job.
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on one's own time

not while one is at work. The boss made me write the report on my own time. That's not fair. Please make your personal telephone calls on your own time.
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on one's own time

During non-working hours, especially when one is not being paid. For example, Marcia wrote poetry evenings and weekends, on her own time. This expression implies that the time one spends working for someone else is no longer one's possession.
See also: on, own, time