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WHAT DOES AFTERNOON MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Afternoon is the period between noon and evening. The term lacks a precise definition because it was in use long before accurate time-pieces became widespread. Hence, words and phrases that refer to general periods in the day were more practical.
The translations of afternoon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «afternoon» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «afternoon».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AFTERNOON» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «afternoon» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «afternoon» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about afternoon
10 QUOTES WITH «AFTERNOON»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word afternoon.
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
I want to be a footballer - and that means playing on a Saturday afternoon.
I'm one of those guys who would like to weigh about 115 pounds for a couple of hours in the afternoon and then go back to my own size about 5 o'clock.
To fans in a festival setting it's like a picnic. You want to have a good time with your friends in that crowd. And in the background you hear the band play, 'Oh, that's my favorite song!' everyone is there to enjoy the afternoon and that's about it.
We had hoped to have been bringing you Arthur the Human Chameleon, but this afternoon, he crawled across a tartan rug and died of exhaustion.
Books are no different from goats! They enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn.
Charles M. Blow
I was born in the summer of 1970, the last of five boys stretched over eight years. My parents were a struggling young couple who had been married one afternoon under a shade tree by a preacher without a church. No guests or fancy dress, just the two of them, lost in love, and the preacher taking a break from working on a house.
The Italians and Spanish, the Chinese and Vietnamese see food as part of a larger, more essential and pleasurable part of daily life. Not as an experience to be collected or bragged about - or as a ritual like filling up a car - but as something else that gives pleasure, like sex or music, or a good nap in the afternoon.
I became hugely overweight and then hated myself because it was a form of self-abuse, something over which I had no control. I think the thing compulsive over-eaters want to achieve is that stuffed-full Christmas afternoon feeling.
Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AFTERNOON»
Discover the use of afternoon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to afternoon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Death in the Afternoon
Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados.
Ernest Hemingway, 2002
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Emile Verhaeren, 2012
Afternoon Tea: A Timeless Tradition
This charming book is also a chatty and colourful history of tea and the many rituals surrounding it, sure to entertain the novice and enthusiast alike.
Muriel Moffat, 2012
Tears on a Sunday Afternoon
Brimming with heat and drama, Tears on a Sunday Afternoon is a sizzling page-turner that keeps readers' attention from the very first page to its jaw dropping conclusion.
Michael Presley, 2007
Picture Frames in an Afternoon
Learn every facet of framing: cut standard or elaborate mats; join and fit frames; add finishes; and mount your work.
Kaye Evans, 2001
Wire Jewelry in an Afternoon
It's fashionable and fun to wear handcrafted jewelry, especially when you make it with your hands and it takes only a few hours.
Mickey Baskett, 2002
In the afternoon of time: an autobiography
Autobiography of a Hindi poet.
Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Baccana, Rupert Snell, 1998
Love In The Afternoon
What began as Beatrix’s innocent deception has resulted in the agony of unfulfilled love—and a passion that can’t be denied… Night or day, it’s always high time to fall in love with New York Times bestselling author LISA KLEYPAS ...
Lisa Kleypas, 2010
"Remarkable....The entire Vietnam experience [in] one epic narrative."--New York Times Book Review
Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, 2004
Mosaics in an Afternoon
These quick and easy mixed material ideas get great results, incorporating everything from smashed pots to glass beads to seashells.
Connie Sheerin, 2000
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AFTERNOON»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term afternoon is used in the context of the following news items.
Lennox Man Dies In Sunday Afternoon Crash
A Lennox man, identified as 62-year-old Roger Almond, died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon near Lennox. The South Dakota ... «KDLT News, Jul 15»
Afternoon preview of Round 4 from The Old White TPC
Afternoon preview of Round 4 from The Old White TPC ... the featured groups, weather conditions and what to look for in the afternoon. «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
Sunday thunderstorms leave minor damage
Storm develops over the Withlacoochee State forest Sunday afternoon. (PHOTO/Jack Dambach, Staff). Storm develops over the Withlacoochee ... «Bay News 9, Jul 15»
Calgary police looking into bizarre Sunday-afternoon stunt high over …
Calgary Stampede balloon chair Photo of the alleged balloon chair spotted floating in the sky near the Calgary Stampede on Sunday. «Calgary Sun, Jul 15»
FOX6 Weather Experts: Storms beginning Monday afternoon could …
MILWAUKEE — The FOX6 Weather Experts are monitoring the possibility we could see some strong storms on Monday afternoon and Monday ... «fox6now.com, Jul 15»
Wes: Fewer showers, storms this afternoon
We are tracking more showers and storms across the state this afternoon but the heaviest rain has been located well south of here. If you have ... «FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com, Jul 15»
Afternoon classes suspended in Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasay
Afternoon classes from pre-school to high school were suspended in Valenzuela City, Marikina City, and Pasay City on Monday due to bad ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
7/5 CBS2 Sunday Afternoon Weather Headlines
A fantastic finish to this holiday weekend, as we're seeing mostly sunny skies and temps in the mid 80s for this afternoon. Whether you're at the ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
Acre of hay burned in fire in the Meadows Sunday afternoon
Northampton Fire Capt. Shawn Denkiewicz, left, and firefighter Tim Putnam quell hot spots as they wait for the return of a brush truck with more ... «GazetteNET, Jul 15»
Holly's Sunday Afternoon Update
Holly's Sunday Afternoon Update. UPDATED 3:47 PM CDT Jul 05, 2015. Next Video: Two guys don't know how to play frisbee in Bosnia. 0. next video will play ... «KETV Omaha, Jul 15»
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