smoko


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smoko

(ˈsməʊkəʊ) or

smokeho

n, pl -kos or -hos
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a short break from work for tea, a cigarette, etc
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a refreshment taken during this break
[C19: from smoke + -o]
Translations
tupakkatauko

smoko

n (Austral inf) (= cigarette break)Zigarettenpause f; (= coffee break)Kaffeepause f
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The steep, inaccessible terrain in the wilderness area has deterred fire teams from trying to clear breaks there to prevent the fire's eastward progress, said Nick Smoko vich, a spokesman for the firefighting effort.
Someone having a smoko is, yes, puffing on a ciggie
Something like a smoko playing to the mass of fans across the tiered stands.
I drove past the yard early Monday morning All the boys just laying there just stretched out on the lawn I asked them then 'Is there no work today' They said they were waiting there until we get our pay Chorus: Telephone the office, Oh what joy divine CDEP will pay you even if you're not on time You can go up to the yard and sit around all day Because in the evening you will still get your pay After smoko time I went to have a look All the boys were sittin' there reading dirty books I just said to them, 'There's still no work today'?
Now might be a fine chance to give older hands like Shane Watson and Michael Clarke a smoko.
For example, at smoko sometimes I imagined I was sitting in a meeting of the Ku Klux Klan.
Wendy and Matthew start lessons at 9am and do three 90-minute sessions, stopping for smoko - the traditional Falklands mid-morning tea - and lunch.
Log-Laden trucks pull over the weighbridge and the drivers run to the smoko room, with its battered chairs and tables, bags strewn over the floor, broken coffee dispenser, dirty mugs and fluorescent Lights.
At smoko, Detlef was reading The Age and began talking to me about a report on a recent gang rape in Melbourne.
We had all this talk at meal times, you know, smoko (smoking) breaks, this type of thing.
At Kirkimbie station manager Reg, his dog Tooby, and a handful of young ringers are waiting for us with billy tea and steaks for smoko.