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haven't got all day | don't have all day

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase haven't got all day | don't have all day

Meaning

You can say this to let someone know you're in a hurry.

For example

  • "Hurry up, will you! I haven't got all day!"

  • Our order still wasn't ready, so I said, "Come on! We don't have all day!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "I haven't got all day" if you're

a. too busy to go somewhere

b. planning to work all day

c. tired of waiting

Contributor: Matt Errey