afternoons


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afternoons

(ˌɑːftəˈnuːnz)
adv
informal during the afternoon, esp regularly

af•ter•noons

(ˌæf tərˈnunz, ˌɑf-)

adv.
in or during any or every afternoon: He slept late and worked afternoons.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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All those fall afternoons were the same, but I never got used to them.
"That was on our field afternoon. Field afternoons are splendid, Marilla.
"I'm twelve goin' on thirteen an' there's a lot o' afternoons in thirteen years, but seems to me like I never seed one as graidely as this
On summer afternoons, when she had been mar- ried many years and when her son George was a boy of twelve or fourteen, Elizabeth Willard some- times went up the worn steps to Doctor Reefy's of- fice.
After a short pause for repose, Miss Skiffins - in the absence of the little servant who, it seemed, retired to the bosom of her family on Sunday afternoons - washed up the tea-things, in a trifling lady-like amateur manner that compromised none of us.
After the football season opens I won't have any spare Saturday afternoons. I adore football.
Sunday afternoons she frequently went for a walk with Nancy.
Alone am I again, and like to be so, alone with the pure heaven, and the open sea; and again is the afternoon around me.
To be sure, madam, I am not blind--and certainly, if it be a fault to see all human perfections assembled together--but is it possible my father and you, madam, can see with my eyes?" "I tell you," answered the aunt, "we do entirely approve; and this very afternoon your father hath appointed for you to receive your lover." "My father, this afternoon!" cries Sophia, with the blood starting from her face.--"Yes, child," said the aunt, "this afternoon.
A Dog looking out for its afternoon nap jumped into the Manger of an Ox and lay there cosily upon the straw.
Friday afternoon was always the time chosen for dialogues, songs, and recitations, but it cannot be stated that it was a gala day in any true sense of the word.
SHE set off on a fine spring afternoon along the cart- road that leads over the hill.