tea break

tea break
'tea break
n
BrE a short pause from work in the middle of the morning or afternoon for a drink, a rest etc

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • tea break — tea ,break noun count BRITISH a COFFEE BREAK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • tea break — Chiefly Brit. an intermission from work, usually in the middle of the morning or afternoon, for a cup of tea, a snack, etc. * * * …   Universalium

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  • tea break — noun (C) especially BrE a short pause from work in the middle of the morning or afternoon for a drink, a rest etc; coffee break …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tea break — noun Brit. a short rest period during the working day …   English new terms dictionary

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