have a time

have a time
1) have trouble, have a hard time

She really had a time last night when her car stopped working completely

2) have a good time, have fun

We really had a time at the party last night.


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  • have a time of it — (informal) To experience problems, difficulties, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑time …   Useful english dictionary

  • have the time — 1) be able to spend the time needed to do something she didn t have the time to look very closely 2) know from having a watch what time it is * * * have the time ◇ If someone asks you if you have the time, that person is asking if you know what… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have much time — (not) have much time for (someone/something) have a lot of time for (someone/something) to like and admire someone or something. I ve got no time for negative people. She doesn t have much time for liberal ideas about dealing with criminals …   New idioms dictionary

  • have the time — verb a) To be available, to have nothing more important to do. Ill finish my book when I have the time. b) To know the current time, or be able to consult a device which does. I cant do it yet, I dont have the time …   Wiktionary

  • have the time of one's life — See: TIME OF ONE S LIFE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have the time of one's life — See: TIME OF ONE S LIFE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have no time for — phrase to dislike someone or something I have no time for that kind of silly behaviour. Thesaurus: to hate or dislike someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: time * * * be unable or unwilling to spend time on he had no time for anything except… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have no time for somebody — have no time for sb/sth | not have much time for sb/sth idiom (informal) to dislike sb/sth • I have no time for lazy people like Steve. Main entry: ↑timeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have no time for something — have no time for sb/sth | not have much time for sb/sth idiom (informal) to dislike sb/sth • I have no time for lazy people like Steve. Main entry: ↑timeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have money/time to play with — have money/time, etc. to play with ► to have money, time, etc. available to use: »Swelling tax receipts have given the government more money to play with over the last two years. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

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