Meaning of “time hangs heavy” in the English Dictionary

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"time hangs heavy" in British English

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time hangs heavy


said when minutes, hours, weeks, etc. seem to go past very slowly:

Time hangs heavy in prison.

(Definition of “time hangs heavy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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