Idiom:  lunch hour


Idiom:  lunch hour

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

Example sentences

— My mother does her grad school homework during her lunch hour at work.

— 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?

— My boss never takes his lunch hour and expects me to work too.


  • lunch break

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