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The time in the middle of the day when lunch is eaten.‘at lunchtime they pulled into a lay-by for a picnic’as modifier ‘the lunchtime television news’
- ‘When lunchtime came Cassie sat where she usually did, under the tree reading.’
- ‘On our visit, early one Saturday lunchtime, the restaurant was almost full.’
- ‘Make a note of the orchestra's Tuesday lunchtime concert at the same venue on August 10.’
- ‘One lunchtime he came back late and a colleague had to cover for him.’
- ‘The workers plan to continue lunchtime protests and will wear black armbands at work to show they oppose privatisation.’
- ‘Yesterday's lunchtime concert wasn't without hitch - one piece began very badly.’
- ‘If nothing else, you've at least learned of how I spend my lunchtimes.’
- ‘We started in eighth grade playing at lunchtime at our middle school.’
- ‘Then he said to the Americans that the ban would be gone by lunchtime.’
- ‘By lunchtime at school, everything was the same.’
- ‘In some, people held anti-war meetings or left work to join local lunchtime protests.’
- ‘He spent all lunchtime chatting up girls at the library instead of planning our report.’
- ‘The walkouts and lunchtime protests by significant groups of workers are not mentioned.’
- ‘As lunchtime neared, we moved the interview down to a seafood restaurant on Stearn's Wharf.’
- ‘So Adrian was forced to spend his lunchtime thinking on his own, again.’
- ‘But even when lunchtime came, she hadn't even been to the nurse.’
- ‘A mere glance down the lunchtime menu had my taste buds tingling in anticipation.’
- ‘The earthquake struck at around lunchtime on the last full day of their holiday.’
- ‘The following lunchtime, they met at their usual table.’
- ‘Perhaps one day I'll find a reason to call in for a lunchtime sandwich.’
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