time lies heavy on your hands


time lies heavy on your hands
used for saying that time passes slowly, so that you feel bored and impatient
Thesaurus: quality of being boring or dullsynonym
Main entry: heavy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • time hangs heavy on your hands — time lies/hangs/heavy on your hands literary phrase used for saying that time passes slowly, so that you feel bored and impatient Thesaurus: quality of being boring or dullsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • heavy on your hands — see ↑heavy, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑hand heavy on your hands ◇ If time hangs or lies heavy on your hands, it passes very slowly. Time hung heavy on his hands. • • • Main Entry: ↑heavy …   Useful english dictionary

  • time lies heavy on someone's hands — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • time lies heavy on hands — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • time lies heavy — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • time hangs heavy on someone's hands — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • time hangs heavy on hands — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • time hangs heavy — time hangs/lies heavy (on (someone s) hands) if time hangs heavy, it seems to pass slowly because you do not have enough to do. Time hangs heavy on your hands in prison …   New idioms dictionary

  • heavy — heav|y1 W1S1 [ˈhevi] adj comparative heavier superlative heaviest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(weight)¦ 2¦(amount/degree/severity)¦ 3¦(needing physical effort)¦ 4¦(needing mental effort)¦ 5 heavy going 6 be heavy on something 7 heavy with something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heavy — 1 / hevi/ adjective heavier, heaviest 1 WEIGHT weighing a lot: I can t lift this case it s too heavy. | The baby seemed to be getting heavier and heavier in her arms. | how heavy? (=how much does it weigh): How heavy is the parcel? opposite light …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English