make time for (someone)


: to cause an amount of one's time to be available to do something for or with (someone)
No matter how busy he was, Grandpa always made time for us.

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Recent Examples on the Web President Joe Biden continues to support Israel’s campaign against Hamas but favors a pause, so as to make time for more Palestinians to move out of harm’s way and for more food, water, fuel, and medical supplies to enter into Gaza. Daniel Kurtzer, The Atlantic, 8 Nov. 2023 All manner of institutions—laboratories, asset-management firms, banks, think tanks—are expected to make time for regular lectures, followed by the writing of essays and the taking of tests. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 Instead of running yourself crazy trying to make time for everyone and everything, start to approach your life with more discernment, Aquarius. Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Oct. 2023 Read more: Best Gifts for Sisters Sometimes a great gift can remind your favorite people to make time for themselves and their well-being. Sara Coughlin, SELF, 19 Sep. 2023 Rickie De Sole and Margherita Maccapani Missoni, two fashion industry veterans from adjacent but coinciding worlds, always find a way to make time for the paramount pieces of life, despite hectic schedules and daily duties. Cortne Bonilla, Vogue, 8 Sep. 2023 Yes, even the world’s top athletes make time for girl talk. Amanda Lucci, Women's Health, 28 Aug. 2023 Heisman Winner Caleb Williams Wants to Play for the Miami Dolphins: 'Probably My Number 1 Spot' On the eve of the season, No. 13 has made sure to make time for a bit of fun before things get too intense. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 23 Aug. 2023 In all the excitement, make time for the spa — my first port of call. Stacey Wreathall, Travel + Leisure, 4 July 2023 See More

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“Make time for (someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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