Idiom:  lunch hour

Meaning

Idiom:  lunch hour

  • the period in the middle of the day when people stop work to have lunch


Example sentences

  • I hate my job so my lunch hour is my favorite part of the day.
  • I'm trying to lose weight so every day I walk 45 minutes during my lunch hour.
  • I hate it when I have to run errands during my lunch hour and then have to rush to eat a sandwich at my desk.

  • Generally, I go to the gym during my lunch hour so I don't have to worry about exercising after work when I don't feel like it.

  • What time is your lunch hour? My manager said I need to sit at your desk and answer phones for you today and tomorrow.

  • There won't be time to make any calls during the lunch hour because a working lunch has been planned, but you're welcome to use my office if it's something important.

  • Things are really slow between 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm when everyone is on their lunch hour so it's my favorite part of the day and I can get a lot of work done.

  • Does anyone know if the post office is open during lunch hour?


Synonyms

  • lunch break


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