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    #1

    personal time/private time

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    Even though overtime has the bright side, it reduces your personal time/private time with their family. I think family bond/fellowship is very important. People always need recharging. If you work overtime too much, you'll get exhausted/drained/fatigued, which can also affect your health.

    1. personal time/private time
    It seems "personal time" is paid vacation related to work, while "private time" is your leisurely time away from work. Which is appropriate for the context?
    2. bond/fellowship - fellowship seems to be for groups except families. So is "bond" the only option in the context?
    3. Is "affect your health" appropriate?

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    Re: personal time/private time

    I think it's fairly obvious that the more time you spend at work the less time you have for other things. In any case, you could say that the more time you spend at work the less time you have to spend with your family.

    Yes, if you get exhausted it could affect your health. So get plenty of rest. Work, rest, play -- balance!
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    #3

    Re: personal time/private time

    Time is spent with family for bonding.

    It is working overtime, not just overtime
    Last edited by tedmc; 12-Dec-2019 at 02:19.
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    Re: personal time/private time

    How about:

    I love my wife and kids, and I want to spend time with them. Because we're a family.
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    #5

    Re: personal time/private time

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Time is spent with family for bonding.


    Time is spent with family for bonding.
    1. Do you mean "fellowship" doesn't work here?

    It is working overtime, not just overtime
    2. A dictionary's definition is "overtime" is same as "working overtime", but now I'm confused.
    https://www.dictionary.com/browse/overtime?s=t
    https://endic.naver.com/search.nhn?s...uery=overtimes

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    Re: personal time/private time

    Don't be confused. Here when they say overtime (especially at the workplace) nobody has any trouble understanding.
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    Re: personal time/private time

    Perhaps:

    Although overtime has its upside, it reduces the amount of time you can spend with your family. I think family relationships are very important. Also, if you work overtime too much you might get exhausted, and that can adversely affect your health.
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