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at lunch next day ?

Postby eilislacey » Fri May 02, 2014 6:37 am

How about this line from short story About Love by Anton Chekhov:

"At lunch next day there were very nice pies, crayfish, and mutton cutlets; and while we were eating, Nikanor, the cook, came up to ask what the visitors would like for dinner."

What is the meaning of 'lunch next day'?

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Re: at lunch next day ?

Postby Joe » Mon May 05, 2014 3:56 pm

"lunch" refers to the meal that people eat at midday.

"next day" means the "day after" or the "following day".

During lunch on the day after...
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