On-one-s-own-time

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Definition

(You can surf the web) on your own time: (You can surf the web) in your free time, when you do not have to work
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(Horatio sleeps) on company time: (Horatio sleeps) when he should be working
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Examples

  • "Coffee will be provided, tea can be brewed on your own time."
  • "I don't care what you do in your own time, but when you're at work, stay off the drugs."
  • "What you do in your own time is up to you, however since there is a high risk that this demonstration could erupt in violence, I would prefer that no one leave work early to attend."

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