leisure


leisure
01. If my kids have too much [leisure] time, they usually get bored very quickly.
02. We took a [leisurely] stroll down to the waterfront after supper.
03. My secretary has typed up the report for you to read at your [leisure].
04. They arranged to have a little [leisure] time for sightseeing during their trip to a conference in Hawaii.
05. The Martians enjoyed a [leisurely] meal of roast humans on rice.
06. Hiking is a popular [leisure] activity for young adults here on the West Coast.
07. He doesn't know how to relax really, and usually spends his [leisure] time working around the house.
08. You can stroll at [leisure] through the market until noon, at which time the group will be meeting to have lunch in a local restaurant.
09. Studies show that listening to music, especially rock music, is the preferred [leisure] activity of North American adolescents.
10. Inadequate [leisure] time can be seen as a limiting factor that prevents innovation and experimentation.
11. The new [leisure] center has an Olympic-sized swimming pool, weight room, and squash courts.
12. The [leisured] classes in this country seem to believe that the poor are poor simply due to a lack of hard work.
13. Since my retirement, I have led a [leisured] life of golf and garden parties.
14. The party was a very [leisurely] affair, with general dress being shorts and a T-shirt.
15. There is a Chinese proverb which states, "Always take an emergency [leisurely]."
16. Benjamin Franklin once suggested that [leisure] is the time for doing something useful.
17. Jeanne-Marie Roland once stated that people who know how to employ themselves always find [leisure] moments, while those who do nothing are forever in a hurry.
18. Aristotle once noted that the end of labor is to gain [leisure].
19. Gerald Brenan once stated that we are closer to the ants than to butterflies, in that very few people can endure much [leisure].
20. I read somewhere that gardening is the leading [leisure]-time activity in the world.
21. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to rest and [leisure], including reasonable limitation of working hours, and periodic holidays with pay.
22. In 1999, for the first time, British households were spending more on [leisure] than on housing, food or transport.

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