or time-suck or time·suck
[ tahym-suhk ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌsʌk /
something that takes up too much of one's time: Social media is addictive and a huge time suck when I should be studying.
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Is It “Sometime,” “Sometimes,” Or “Some Time”?While they appear very similar, sometime, sometimes, and some time have slightly different meanings. Sometime means a vague point in time, and usually refers to a long amount of time. Sometimes means occasionally. Some time refers to a period of time. Sometime Sometime refers to an unspecified point in time. It functions as an adverb, and is also synonymous with someday, one day, or sooner …
Origin of time suck
First recorded in 1980–85
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