lunch

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌntʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʌntʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lunch)


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lunch

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. eat a [light, late, early, heavy, hearty, filling] lunch
  2. a [business, working] lunch
  3. [make, skip, prepare] lunch
  4. [grab, get] a quick lunch
  5. had [pasta, pizza, steak, salad] for lunch
  6. had lunch in the [office, restaurant, market]
  7. went out for lunch
  8. ate lunch at [home, school, my desk] (today)
  9. [eat, have] lunch [al fresco, outdoors]
  10. ordered lunch from the [restaurant, caterer, deli]
  11. has a packed lunch
  12. takes a pack lunch to [school, the office] every day
  13. [take, go to] lunch at [13:00]
  14. am going out to lunch (with)
  15. let's [discuss, talk about] it over lunch
  16. I saw him at lunch
  17. lunch is [at, served at] [2:00]
  18. came back [late, drunk, sleepy] from lunch
  19. didn't have [much, an appetite, money] for lunch
  20. ate too much for lunch
  21. didn't eat [enough, much] for lunch
  22. (for) breakfast, lunch and dinner
  23. there is no such thing as a free lunch
  24. slang: he was out to lunch during [class, the lecture]
n as adj
  1. a lunch [date, meeting, club, bag]
  2. am taking my lunch break (now)
  3. lunch money
v
  1. lunched on [crackers, chicken, apples]
  2. lunching with your [parents, boss]
  3. was lunching out
  4. lunched in a [restaurant, diner]
  5. lunches at [home, work, school]
  6. lunched and [talked, shopped, drank]
  7. [friends, ladies] who lunch (together)
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