On my hands

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Definition

I've got some time on my hands: I'm not too busy, I have some free time
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(I've got his murder) on my hands: I'm responsible for, I'm guilty of, I'm at fault for (his murder)
idiom

Examples

  • "I've got a bit of a delicate problem on my hands, Brian."
  • "Seems like Philip had some spare time on his hands this month as you can see."

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