Definition of 'spare time'
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In his spare time he enjoys reading about political history. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Working in your spare time can grow into much more. The Sun (2011)Now they spend all their spare time together. The Sun (2016)On the rugby tour we had a lot of spare time. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Working in his spare time as a barman. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Work in your spare time brings you closer to a personal goal. The Sun (2012)They do the work in their spare time but it now commands the interest of ministers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The new moon adds luck to spare time work. The Sun (2008)Spare time work you do to help out a relative can grow into a proper business. The Sun (2006)Most were housewives with businessman husbands who organised parties and did charitable work in their spare time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It could mean working in your spare time but will be rewarding in more than money. The Sun (2008)Work you do in your spare time for a good cause could open the door to a new career. The Sun (2009)People do not want to spend their spare time in front of the same screens at which they increasingly work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And let's face it there is an awful lot of spare time in the job. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Women should spend their spare time doing something that they find fulfilling and enjoyable, without guilt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)DO you find yourself nodding off in the front room or spending your spare time in the shed? The Sun (2014)Also on the theme of art, it is good to see solicitors putting their spare time to good use on the canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In his spare time, for good measure, he has interests in music and fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Food and drink in restaurants and pubs, where they like to spend a lot of their spare time, have risen only modestly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He retired from international competition to look after his family, coach the Leningrad team and spend his spare time in his favourite occupation of fishing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'spare time'
British English: spare time /spɛə taɪm/ NOUN
Your spare time is the time during which you do not have to work and you can do whatever you like.
She read books in her spare time.
- American English: spare time
- Arabic: وَقْتُ الفَرَاغ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tempo livre
- Chinese: 业余时间
- Croatian: slobodno vrijeme
- Czech: volný čas
- Danish: fritid
- Dutch: vrijetijd
- European Spanish: tiempo libre ocio
- Finnish: vapaa-aika
- French: temps libre
- German: Freizeit
- Greek: ελεύθερος χρόνος
- Italian: tempo libero
- Japanese: 余暇
- Korean: 여가 시간
- Norwegian: fritid
- Polish: wolny czas
- European Portuguese: tempo livre
- Romanian: timp liber
- Russian: свободное время
- Latin American Spanish: tiempo libre
- Swedish: fritid
- Thai: เวลาว่าง
- Turkish: boş zaman
- Ukrainian: вільний час
- Vietnamese: thời gian rỗi
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