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The day of the week before Thursday and following Tuesday:‘a report goes before the councillors on Wednesday’‘the first Wednesday of each month’‘they finish early on Wednesdays’[as modifier] ‘on a Wednesday morning’
- ‘I had a job interview last Wednesday, but unfortunately didn't get the job.’
- ‘From this week civil cases will be heard on a Tuesday with criminal cases heard fortnightly on Wednesdays and Thursdays.’
- ‘I attended lectures on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and there were tutorials in the morning.’
- ‘Parents began to take Wednesdays off to spend more time with their children (French schools close on Wednesday afternoons).’
- ‘Last Wednesday he saw a specialist and we didn't think he'd be fit in time for the Brighton game.’
- ‘Talks between union leaders and employers will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.’
- ‘On Wednesday evening last week that seemed like only the remotest of possibilities.’
- ‘She was born on Wednesday, March 29, 1922 in Oakdale and she is a famous politician from the United States.’
- ‘The minster was at the school on Wednesday to officially open its new dance and drama studios.’
- ‘If shopping is your thing there is a lively outdoor market every Thursday and Saturday, as well as the indoor market every day except Wednesdays and Sundays.’
- ‘When I went there they said they only did trips on a Tuesday and a Wednesday.’
- ‘He then returned to steal from the property on the Tuesday and Wednesday of the following week.’
- ‘It was odd; the only days she didn't go to work were Thursdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.’
- ‘Bonfire Night is a week on Wednesday - I'm looking forward to sparklers and toffee.’
- ‘Janet and Eve are coming over on Tuesday, staying the night and returning home on Wednesday.’
- ‘The performances took place on Tuesday afternoon last week and on Wednesday evening.’
- ‘Carl arrived home early on Wednesday morning for a tearful reunion with Kim on the doorstep.’
- ‘The least expensive days to fly are typically Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.’
- ‘Early on a Wednesday morning two of us go to where the paper is dropped off in Camden and then take it to other sellers.’
- ‘The library is open to the public every day except Mondays with late opening hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 7pm.’
- ‘He said the clean-up would be completed by Wednesday as most of the work had already been done in the past week.’
- ‘Next Wednesday morning, the sky is going to be extremely overcast for a few minutes.’
- ‘Michelle and I go out on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays; I avoid the weekends like the plague.’
1On Wednesday:‘see you Wednesday’
- ‘Were you there Wednesday?’
- ‘When my team arrived Wednesday we had to fight with everyone to get a boat in the water.’
- 1.1Wednesdays On Wednesdays; each Wednesday:‘Wednesdays, the jazz DJ hosts a jam session’
- ‘I am there Wednesdays and Fridays.’
- ‘The Leisure League will play Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m., June 18-July 23, at the high school.’
- ‘We play Wednesdays and Sundays at 7:00pm.’
Old English Wōdnesdæg ‘day of Odin’, named after the Germanic god Odin or Woden, the supreme god; translation of late Latin Mercurii dies, Odin being equated with the Roman god Mercury. Compare with Dutch woensdag.
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