time-poor

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time-poor

adj
1. lacking spare time or leisure time
2. (Sociology) under pressure to complete activities quickly
Translations

time-poor

time poor [ˌtaɪmˈpʊər] adj (= lacking in time) → qui a peu de temps
People are becoming increasingly time-poor
BUT Les gens ont de moins en moins de temps.
References in classic literature ?
Not at all, but I have ye; for at the time poor Tash fell in, the case had been nearly emptied of its lighter contents, leaving little but the dense tendinous wall of the well --a double welded, hammered substance, as I have before said, much heavier than the sea water, and a lump of which sinks in it like lead almost.
"Do you know why, husband?" replied Teresa; "because of the proverb that says 'who covers thee, discovers thee.' At the poor man people only throw a hasty glance; on the rich man they fix their eyes; and if the said rich man was once on a time poor, it is then there is the sneering and the tattle and spite of backbiters; and in the streets here they swarm as thick as bees."
If you're time poor then climb the stairs or walk more by getting off the bus earlier.
With Origin Broadband, customers will benefit from being able to easily organise their energy and broadband with one call when they move home and are time poor, says Jon Briskin, Origins head of retail.
'More often than not, we are time poor, we lack motivation or find the gym intimidating.
However, one wonders as why all the time poor masses are asked for donations.
Prestatyn were bowled out for 157 but had reduced the home side to 86-5 by the time poor weather stopped play.
In fact, working women tend to be more 'time poor', relative to the ones who do not work due to the double burden of financially productive and reproductive tasks.
The result of this insensibility of imperial individualism leads many members of our global society to quietly accept the unfair distribution of resources--especially in the case of "time." In particular, the current distribution of opportunities to education and learning can be understood by examining the 'time poor' and the political nature of time.
Kerry Foods aims to create a new destination for health conscious, time poor consumers with a new range of frozen ready meals under the Men's Health brand.
A OF course, but you will find it can be just as expensive as going for a week - that is the price you pay for being time poor.
The TOBB survey concludes that people are "time poor" due to long working hours, and that many do not have enough time to adequately engage in activities related to health, education, children and housework.