Idiom:  kill time

Meaning

Idiom:  kill time

  • to do something to pass the time while waiting for something/someone

Example sentences

  • While I was waiting for my number to be called I killed time on Instagram and Facebook.
  • When my kids’ bus is late arriving, I do push-ups and jumping jacks to kill time.
  • I killed some time in the duty free shops during my layover in Dubai.
  • What shall we do to kill time before the movie?
  • I've been listening to podcasts while killing time during my commute to and from work.
  • Let's get a drink to kill time before dinner.
  • I was reading a great article while killing time at the dentist's office today.

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