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    what word or idiom can I use?

    Hi everyone

    I can't come up with a word to describe a situation that I make myself unoccupied to serve for someone or something.

    Say, someone asks me if I'm able to take a task in a certain time. What I'm trying to say is that I'm willing to take this task whether I'm occupied or not. Even do I cancel my plans to make time for this task.

    What word or idiom can I use in this situation?

    Thanks in advance

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    #2

    Re: what word or idiom can I use?

    'Spare the time'.

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    Re: what word or idiom can I use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaysings View Post
    Hi everyone

    I can't come up with a word to describe a situation in which I make myself available to serve someone or do something.

    Say, someone asks me if I can do a task at a certain time. What I'm trying to say is that I'm willing to take this task whether I'm busy or not. I can even cancel my plans to make time for this task.

    What word or idiom can I use in this situation?

    Thanks in advance
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    There isn't an idiom. Some phrases you can use are:

    - I can drop everything if you need me.
    - I'm available any time.
    - Let me know when you need me, and I'll be there.
    - I can be free at a moment's notice.
    - I'm never too busy for you.
    - If you need me, I can make the time.

    Or, as the American singer Carole King, said: "Winter, spring, summer, or fall, all you've got to do is call!"

    Hope that helps!

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    #4

    Re: what word or idiom can I use?

    I can free up the time for that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: what word or idiom can I use?

    I am at your service anytime.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: what word or idiom can I use?

    'I haven't got the time, but I'll make it.' (Generally, the idiom 'make the time for something' is a common idiom, and here '..I'll make it' means '...I'll make time' rather than 'I'll succeed'.)

    b

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