midnight

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɪdnaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɪdˌnaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(midnīt′)


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midnight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. just [before, after, on the stroke of] midnight
  2. the clock struck (twelve times) at midnight
  3. the [kids, children] stayed up past midnight
  4. was past midnight when he [arrived, turned up, got home]
  5. got to bed before midnight
  6. don't usually go out until (past) midnight
  7. make sure you're [home, back] by midnight
  8. have to be [home] by midnight
  9. the store [stays, is] open after midnight
  10. the [disco, club, nightclub] opens at midnight
  11. the restaurant closes at midnight
  12. it's (almost) midnight already!
n as adj
  1. [caught, took] the midnight train (to)
  2. [went to, attended, held] midnight mass
  3. went for a midnight [dip, stroll, swim]
  4. [had, made] a midnight snack
  5. a midnight showing of
  6. [submitted, received, handed in] at the midnight hour
  7. a midnight run for [beer, cigarettes, milk]
  8. idiom: has been burning the midnight oil
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