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spare time

This page is about the collocation spare time

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

time when you're free to do whatever you want to do

For example

  • I'm learning Japanese in my spare time.

  • I don't have enough spare time for hobbies. I'm always working.

Note:
Similar collocations are "free time" and "spare the time (to do sth)"

Quick Quiz

I'll have more spare time when

a. I get a second job

b. our next child is born

c. I can retire from work

Contributor: Matt Errey