Cigarette break

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Definition

a cigarette, a coffee break: a short period of time when you stop working to smoke a cigarette or drink a coffee
noun

a bathroom break: a pause to go to the toilet
noun

Examples

  • "I must take a bathroom break."
  • "I would have replied earlier, however my accounting obligations prevented me from checking my e-mail until the early afternoon, and then an unfortunate incident occurred during my bathroom break, when my neck tie got caught in the zipper of my pants."
  • "Leonard : Do you think Che Guevara and Fidel Castro paused the Cuban Revolution for a toilet break?"
  • "I'm sick of spending our coffee breaks gossiping about our colleagues."
  • "He does bring in a tray of fresh pastries every morning, and encourages his colleagues to sing French folk songs during their cigarette breaks."

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