(Of time) pass slowly: time that hung heavily on hands that were growing increasingly useless
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- Not only has the Secretary of State bought a new residence in Edinburgh, she has devised outrageously costly ways of passing the time that hangs heavily on her hands.
- Time hangs heavy on the spooky Buffalo restaurant.
- Sprinkle on toasted and chopped hazelnuts or walnuts if time hangs heavy.
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