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down time

down time

Date: Nov 13 2008

Themes: Hobbies, Pop Culture

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“When we have down time, we love to play golf. It’s relaxing, and it’s really a great time.”

- Teen pop sensation the Jonas Brothers on what they like to do when they aren’t busy making music and breakin’ hearts.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

time when one is not working; free time

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

If only all time could be down time. Then life would be a lot more pleasant.

Considering how busy the Jonas Brothers have been lately, they probably haven’t had much down time to spend golfing or doing anything else fun and relaxing (like brushing their lovely long hair or staring at themselves in the mirror, perhaps?).

This popular boy band made up of real-life brothers Kevin, Joe, and Nick just released their third album, A Little Bit Longer, and they’re only 16, 19, and 21 years old. But when they have down time, they like to golf because it helps them escape the stress of touring and being so freaking cute all the time.

Down time means the same thing as leisure time or free time. What do you like to do with your down time? (Besides dreaming about those adorable Jonas Brothers, that is.)

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I have worked every day for the last two weeks. I’m ready for some down time.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

wingman a period of free time for rest or relax in a day
by wingman
It means 'free time'
by justwannabe
dearpesar free times ... spare times... times off to do whatever you like
by dearpesar
hagakure I think it means that you have free time.
by hagakure
vanishou a moment during which we have a break.
by vanishou
zlnova in one's spare time ,i guess
by zlnova
amany7 down time means free time ...0-0
by amany7
mmm..i guess it supposes to be something like "idle, or free from regular working..."?
by aleck77
highlook free time
by highlook
VOLTS It refers their free time.
by VOLTS
besho4 The time during which someone is not working.
by besho4
shabnam21 down times means free time
by shabnam21
lalobrown its a period of time during which a factory or a person is not in operation.
by lalobrown
centoir as for me, it means spare time or free time doing something that makes you feel good and relaxing.
by centoir
'down time' - the time when nothing is to be done, free time.
by Natashechka
Fofi Mean time to recovery,a break.
by Fofi
Alice-fox I think that "down time" means a free time, in this time I can do things that are pleasant to me :)))
by Alice-fox
Dani J. it means "free time"-free time that don't need to go for work
by Dani J.
najafi Time spent relaxing
by najafi
cacamargo Free time, I guess.
by cacamargo
in one's free time, when someone is not busy.
by phoenix2008
Totto freetime
by Totto
honey娇 free time
by honey娇
zjs0114 I think it means free,have nothing to do.or have spare time
by zjs0114
the time can be used by the oneself without so much telephone ,message and so on which will trouble you
by long.c.young
Melaicha It means free time, when we have nothing to do. P.S: I love Nick Jonas, he's fabulous
by Melaicha
tungaa when we have down time, we like to chat. it's really a great time
by tungaa
Whiteangel free time
by Whiteangel
crazyvn In this situation, "Down time" is similar to "Free time", take a rest..
by crazyvn

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Comments

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nicesky

nicesky

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

wanna chat with a native who chat with me

08:11 AM Sep 30 2013 |

nicesky

nicesky

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

hi every one…i m new


 

08:10 AM Sep 30 2013 |

maheshmalviya

India

Down time means when you have no work and you are free to do your personal work

03:06 AM Jul 09 2012 |

a,m

Saudi Arabia

I also think  It means to have a free time to do whatever wanna do

06:40 PM Aug 07 2011 |

blambles

blambles

China

Relax enjoy.

08:09 AM Jul 29 2011 |

rasha ayad

Iraq

it’s mean free time


 

01:02 PM Jul 26 2011 |

BittersweeT

Azerbaijan

spare time

05:27 AM Jan 24 2011 |

zayid

India

down time for me itz d time to relax can have my sleep or read something i gues better option is 2 chat wth girls

08:04 AM Sep 21 2010 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Great! In my down time I like to hear music or surf the internet…or watch tv or read a book…or go to city park to run or to drive my car :)

03:06 PM Nov 18 2008 |

jelinmi

Finland

china, i’ll play and eat in down time

12:46 AM Nov 17 2008 |

lucky-tracy

China

free time

11:15 PM Nov 16 2008 |

Ruilong

Ruilong

China

down time,i have dreamt ti for a long time,becuase im not in university,dont have enough time to relex meself from the stress of the busy study,i hope in the no long time,when the spring festival comes,then i can back home ,to stay with my family and my friends,and forget all about the depression!

07:32 PM Nov 16 2008 |

shehrazat

shehrazat

Turkey

when I have down time, I usually meet my friends out and we go dancing.

08:58 AM Nov 16 2008 |

guobingyou

guobingyou

China

It means free time.
When I’ve got down time,i like to play basketball with my classmates.

05:32 PM Nov 14 2008 |

Zanna

Albania

i didnt knew that dowm time means free time!...Love Jonas Brothers

09:30 AM Nov 14 2008 |

zhang.xng

China

when i free i like sleep

04:34 AM Nov 14 2008 |

lurra yo

lurra yo

Hong Kong

i’ll eat in the dowm time.^^

09:50 PM Nov 13 2008 |

chocolate girl

Israel

down time-is your own free time that you can do any thing you want

12:00 PM Nov 13 2008 |

qalbi110

Pakistan

it means leisure time or free time.

04:12 AM Nov 13 2008 |

kakavsme

kakavsme

Japan

i got to know it know
free time=down time
thx

03:26 AM Nov 13 2008 |

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