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lunch /lʌntʃ/ noun [uncountable and countable]

ظهرانه ، ناهار خوردن
I. lunch1 S1 W2 /lʌntʃ/ noun [uncountable and countable]
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: luncheon]

1. a meal eaten in the middle of the day:
What’s for lunch?
I've just had lunch with John.
at lunch
I’m afraid he’s at lunch until two.
over lunch
A dozen senators met over lunch with the Chinese ambassador.

2. there’s no (such thing as a) free lunch used to say that you cannot get anything without working for it or paying for it

3. out to lunch informal behaving or talking in a strange or crazy way

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. lunch2 verb [intransitive] formal
to eat lunch
lunch with
I will be lunching with a client.
lunch on
I lunched on bread and olives.
lunch at/in
We lunched at Maxim’s.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. cold, hot | delicious, tasty | hearty, slap-up, splendid, sumptuous | four-course, three-course, etc. | leisurely, long | heavy | healthy, light | meagre | sandwich We went for a sandwich lunch at the local bar.
packed | picnic | pub | early, late | Sunday | annual The society's annual lunch will be held next Wednesday.
business, expense-account, working | school | literary | boozy, liquid (= consisting only of alcoholic drinks)
LUNCH + NOUN box, break, date, hour, party, table | things I helped wash up the lunch things.
meeting | guest | bill | club
PHRASES a spot of lunch Come and have a spot of lunch with me.
 ⇒ Note at MEAL (for verbs)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


have lunch
Have you had lunch?
eat lunch
What time do you usually eat lunch?
have something for lunch
I usually have sandwiches for lunch.
take somebody (out) to lunch (=pay for someone else's lunch when you go to a restaurant)
He took her out for lunch at a local pub.
go out for/to lunch (=have lunch at a restaurant)
I don't often go out to lunch, as it's expensive.
come for/to lunch (=come to someone's house for lunch)
Can you come to lunch tomorrow?
break for lunch (=stop doing something in order to eat lunch)
Why don't we break for lunch about 1 o'clock?
make lunch
You clear the table while I make lunch.
a light lunch (=a small lunch)
After a light lunch, he would take a nap each afternoon.
a packed lunch British English, a bag/sack lunch American English (=food such as sandwiches that you take to school etc)
Most of the children had brought packed lunches.
a business/working lunch (=a lunch during which you also do business)
She was having a business lunch with a customer.
a school lunch (=a lunch provided by a school)
Free school lunches are provided for the poorest children.
Sunday lunch British English (=a hot lunch eaten on Sunday)
Mum always cooks a chicken for Sunday lunch.
a lunch break (=a time when you stop working to eat lunch)
We took a half hour lunch break.
the lunch hour (=the time when people stop working to eat lunch)
I try to go out for a walk during my lunch hour.
a lunch date (=when you meet someone for lunch)
I've got a lunch date.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See BREAKFAST (breakfast)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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