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
  • "I would have replied earlier, however my accounting obligations prevented me from checking my email until the early afternoon, and then an unfortunate incident occurred during my bathroom break, when my necktie 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 must take a bathroom 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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