7 idioms and expressions with “HOUR”
after hours, the witching hour, happy hour, wee hours, long hours, the small hours, banker's hours
1. after hours
Explanation: after the regular closing time, any normal, or regular time
Превод: „прилично“ късно; за времето след работно време и изобщо след времето, което се определя като нормално
Example: The restaurant employees sometimes stayed for a meal after hours.
2. the witching hour
Explanation: 12 o'clock at night
Example: It's time I was in bed - it's already past the witching hour.
3. happy hour
Explanation: the time when in restaurants, bars, bistros etc. have lower prices
Превод: „щастлив час“
Example: Let’s go to the pub after work they have a happy hour after 7 p.m.
4. wee hours
Explanation: the early hours of the morning right after midnight
Превод: часовете точно след полунощ
Example: "post-disco electronic rhythms that propel clubgoers into the wee hours" (Jon Pareles).
5. long hours
Explanation: a longer than usual or customary period of time for a given activity
Превод: дълги часове; когато отделяме повече време от обикновено за дадена дейност
Example: Timothy has worked long hours to finish the project on time.
6. the small hours
Explanation: the early hours of the morning
Превод: малките часове
Example: I was up till the small hours of Sunday morning finishing that book you gave me.
7. banker's hours
Explanation: short work hours: 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Превод: с работно време като банкер
Example: There aren't many bankers who keep banker's hours these days.