Definition Over dinner

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Definition

over dinner, at dinner: during the evening meal
idiom
We'll talk in detail over dinner. You can tell me all about it while we eat this evening.
over lunch during the midday meal

over the weekend: during the weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
idiom

Examples

  • "I hope to tour your factory over the weekend when all the workers have gone home."
  • "I'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to the first of a series of focus groups the marketing department will be holding over the coming weeks, so please reserve the above date in your diaries."
  • "Perhaps we could conduct the interview over lunch one day?"
  • "Votes will be tallied over the weekend, and we will have a meeting on Monday, in addition to our regularly scheduled staff meeting, to discuss the results and take your questions."
  • "How about we break for this morning and continue over lunch and drinks somewhere?"
  • "doesn't soil it over the weekend."
  • "The votes will be tallied over the weekend, and we will have a meeting on Monday, in addition to our regularly scheduled staff meeting, to discuss the results, and take your questions."
  • "So if you're still willing, I'd like to get together over lunch, or maybe even brunch, so that we can sort out this trouble with your loans once and for all."
  • "You can read it over lunch."
  • "Listen, I was hoping we could meet over lunch."

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