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drinking-up time

Saltos de línea: drinking-up time

Definición de drinking-up time en inglés:

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[mass noun]
(In the UK) a short period (now twenty minutes) legally allowed for finishing drinks bought before closing time in a pub or bar.
Example sentences
  • She has asked council licensing officers to allow her to open until midnight from Wednesday to Saturday, with an extra 30 minutes for drinking-up time.
  • There will be 30 minutes drinking-up time in addition to those times.
  • ‘Pub ‘happy hours’ and entertainment during the 30 minutes drinking-up time will be banned from today under new liquor licensing laws.

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