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Hi Tanina, I realize you have already closed this question, but you should know that this expression is not quite correct.
For the record, it should be "too much time ON her hands", ie. ON not IN. A quick Google search will confirm this.
23:53 Dec 8, 2004
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"Don't know what to do with one's free time"
Explanation: I'd like to use the expression "not knowing what to do with one's free time"
in the context.
e.g. "Most homemakers (housewives) think they don't know what to do with their free time."
You can herein find a good example:
"A Nation out of Balance, Question 4" on the following Web site, et. al.