time hangs heavy on your hands


time hangs 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 lies 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

  • 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 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 — n. unlimited duration entire period of existence 1) time flies; passes 2) in time (we exist in time and space) unlimited future period 3) time will tell (time will tell if we are right) 4) in time (in time everything will be forgotten) moment… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • heavy — heav|y1 [ hevi ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with a lot of weight ▸ 2 many things ▸ 3 with physical effort ▸ 4 showing anger ▸ 5 smell: sweet & strong ▸ 6 not attractive ▸ 7 with a lot of force etc. ▸ 8 uncomfortable or tired ▸ 9 very severe ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English