tea break


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tea break

n
Brit a short rest period during working hours during which tea, coffee, etc is drunk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tea break - a snack taken during a break in the work daytea break - a snack taken during a break in the work day; "a ten-minute coffee break"; "the British have tea breaks"
collation, snack, bite - a light informal meal
Translations

tea break

n (Brit) → pausa sul lavoro (per bere un tè, un caffè)
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Kallis made 59 and Prince 63 as the Proteas recovered from the loss of two early wickets to edge towards a decent total, but each fell either side of the tea break to reignite Pakistan hopes.
AS a nation of tea drinkers, Journal readers will be interested to know that next Friday, Epilepsy Action is holding its fourth National Tea Break event.
1994: Postal workers inLiverpool vow to continue striking -in an apprent row over a tea break -despite stern warnings that their union faces unlimited fines and having assets seized.
The CBSO concert is, in effect, an up-market tea break during a very long day's work.
Suranne plays feisty Karen McDonald in Coronation Street and Joan is formerly Edna, the Rover's gloomy cleaner, Suranne said: ``It doesn't matter whether they take a tea break at work, at home, at school or in the middle of the street as long as they raise a few pounds for Hope House.
COMMENTS the deputy leader of Cardiff council allegedly made to another councillor during a tea break have been referred to the authority's legal officer.
A KENILWORTH woman is putting the kettle on as part of Epilepsy Action's National Tea Break.
When Mandy collapsed, the local on-duty technician did not respond to a 999 call because he was on his tea break.
This year's Great National Tea Break, in aid of Epilepsy Action, will see hundreds of people raise their cuppas for the 456,000 people living with the disease in the UK.
Tesco said it wanted to revive the traditional tea break as UK coffee sales grow twice as quickly as tea sales.
They want proper rest rooms and tea break facilities at all 650 schools in the area.
Supporters of St Oswald's were gearing up to take part in Britain's biggest tea party yesterday as they took a fundraising tea break.