heavy on one's hands


used to say that time passes very slowly
Time hangs/lies heavy on one's hands when sitting with nothing to do in detention.Time hung heavy on his hands waiting for his doctor's appointment.

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“Heavy on one's hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20on%20one%27s%20hands. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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