quality time

This page is about the idiom quality time.

Meaning: If you spend quality time with someone, you spend time doing things that enrich your lives and improve your relationship.

For example:

  • This book says parents should spend quality time with their kids every day, and not just sit in the same room watching TV with them before sending them to bed.

  • Most people work so much these days that they don't have the chance to spend enough quality time with their friends and family.

Quick Quiz:

Most people would say that spending quality time with their kids is

a. not important

b. very important

c. not very useful

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Contributor: Matt Errey