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American English: /lən(t)ʃ/
British English: /lʌn(t)ʃ/

Translation of lunch in Spanish:


  • uncountable and countable to have lunch let's go out for lunch
    salgamos a almorzar or (especially Spain, Mexico) a comer
    we were at lunch
    estábamos almorzando or (especially Spain, Mexico) comiendo
    I'll buy you lunch
    te invito a almorzar or (especially Spain, Mexico) a comer
    they serve cheap/good lunches here
    aquí se come barato/bien
    to be out to lunch [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • On Monday, he served just three lunches and three evening meals; on Tuesday, four lunches and no evening meals.
    • Price also includes breakfast, afternoon tea and a combination of four evening meals and two lunches.
    • Daily lunches and evening meals are arranged by various organizations and individual donators who make monetary donations that go towards food for the children.

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