lunch hour


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lunch hour

n
1. Also called: lunch break a break in the middle of the working day, usually of one hour, during which lunch may be eaten
2. Also called: lunch time the time at which lunch is usually eaten
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Translations
polední přestávka
frokostpause
lounastauko
stanka za ručak
昼休み
점심시간
lunchrast
ช่วงหยุดพักอาหารกลางวัน
giờ nghỉ trưa

lunch hour

اِسْتِرَاحَةُ غَدَاْءٍ polední přestávka frokostpause Mittagspause διάλειμμα για φαγητό pausa para comer lounastauko pause déjeuner stanka za ručak intervallo del pranzo 昼休み 점심시간 lunchpauze lunsjpause przerwa obiadowa intervalo para o almoço обеденный перерыв lunchrast ช่วงหยุดพักอาหารกลางวัน yemek molası giờ nghỉ trưa 午休时间
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References in classic literature ?
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// Resto del Carlino, a Bologna newspaper, reported the prisoners escaped sometime during the lunch hour but aren't sure if they actually ate lunch before escaping.
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Lunch Hour doesn't deliver the wallop of, say, Fast Food Nation, but it packs enough outrage to make you dread your child's daily trip to the cafeteria.