down time

"Down time" is time when you're not doing work or other necessary activities. Some things that you can do in your "down time" are going out with friends, watching TV, relaxing on the beach, or surfing the Internet. This is a positive-sounding phrase.

It's nice to have some down time, you know, to be able to sit back and relax and enjoy yourself every now and then.

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