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A weekend consists of a Saturday and the Sunday that comes after it. Sometimes Friday evening is also considered to be part of the weekend. The weekend is the time when most people in Europe, North America, and Australia do not go to work or school.
British English speakers say that something takes place at weekends.
American speakers usually say that something takes place weekends or on weekends.
You can say that an event takes place during a particular weekend.
On a weekday, the weekend or this weekend can refer either to the previous weekend or the following weekend. You can use at, during, or over in front of the weekend. Don't use any preposition in front of this weekend.
Past participle: weekended
|Noun||1.||weekend - a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday|
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sunday, Sun - first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
Sabbatum, Sat, Saturday - the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
|Verb||1.||weekend - spend the weekend|
to stay over the weekend → pasar el fin de semana
a long weekend → un puente
to take a long weekend; make a long weekend of it → hacer puente
a long weekend → un fine settimana lungo (che include il venerdì o il lunedì)
at the weekend → durante il fine settimana
at weekends → al weekend or fine settimana
to go away for the weekend → andare via per il weekend or il fine settimana