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kill time

This page is about the collocation kill time

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do something to fill in spare time

For example

  • What did you do to kill time while you were waiting?

  • We've got heaps of time to kill, so let's go see a movie.

Quick Quiz

We found a good way of killing time while we were

a. studying for our final exams

b. waiting for our flight to leave

c. seeing our favourite band play

Contributor: Matt Errey