As the train was late, we passed the time looking at our fellow passengers and making up stories about them.
no account pronounce against Charless aunt; if he could not persuade Henry and Catherine tO agree on a mutual separation, he must simply pass the time and come to no conclusion.
Actually, she hadn't given much thought to his motive for working on the hen, assuming it was merely something to pass the time.
A few complimentary cognacs helped to pass the time!
Where fly fishers could sit & pass the time of day without mentioning, bag limits boobies & blobs.
Perhaps he is out hunting moose, or whatever it is they do to pass the time in Canada.