Definition of mark time in English:
1.1Pass one’s time in routine activities until a more interesting opportunity presents itself: we’re all just marking time, waiting for Wednesday
More example sentences
- But he's only marking time until he can return to New Orleans.
- In the short term the markets are still nervous and will mark time until the outlook for the US becomes more certain.
- The secondary has to find out and the kids with a high-level D have to mark time until those without catch up.
Definition of mark time in:
- US English dictionary