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 theme song for our trip was "Smoko" by The Chats.
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.
Sam finds his job so difficult that it is 'impossible to even eat a sandwich at 'smoko' without jerking his head and stamping his feet.
Someone having a smoko is, yes, puffing on a ciggie!
Something like a smoko playing to the mass of fans across the tiered stands.
Think of the very best "smoko" (as I always call it) from the chippy and multiply the taste factor by 10.
You become part of a family when you work in a kitchen; you eat together, take smoko's together and often end up socialising with them after work.
But there followed "smoko", lunch, "smoko" again, and dinner at night.
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. Plenty of hard days lie ahead," he said.
(58) As an adult, he was interested in history, watched documentaries, and discussed them 'with the boys around the "smoko" table'.
For example, at smoko sometimes I imagined I was sitting in a meeting of the Ku Klux Klan.