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afternoon
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
afternoon /'ɑ:ftə'nu:n/
  • danh từ
    • buổi chiều
      • in the afternoon of one's life: lúc về già
      • afternoon farmer: người lười biếng
Concise Dictionary
afternoonsnoun
+the part of the day between noon and evening
+a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U, C] the part of the day from 12 midday until about 6 o'clock: this / yesterday / tomorrow afternoon + In the afternoon they went shopping. + She studies art two afternoons a week. + Are you ready for this afternoon's meeting? + The baby always has an afternoon nap. + Come over on Sunday afternoon. + Where were you on the afternoon of May 21? + Good afternoon! (= as a formal greeting)
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

this, tomorrow, yesterday | Friday, Saturday, etc. | early, late | April, May, etc. | spring, summer, etc. | long
the long sunny afternoons
| golden, hot, sunny, warm | grey, rainy, wet

VERB + AFTERNOON

spend
We spent the afternoon sitting by the pool.

AFTERNOON + VERB

progress, wear on
As the afternoon wore on he began to look unhappy.

AFTERNOON + NOUN

tea
Afternoon tea is served on the terrace.
| light, sun
The afternoon sun shone full on her.

PREP.

by ~, during the ~, in the ~, on Monday, etc. ~

PHRASES

an/the afternoon off
You deserve an afternoon off.



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