count the hours

idiom

: to wait eagerly for something
He's counting the hours until his retirement.

Examples of count the hours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That doesn’t count the hours required to review footage. oregonlive, 22 Oct. 2022 Thanks to all those who don’t count the hours worked to save lives. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 13 Aug. 2021

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“Count the hours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/count%20the%20hours. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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