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office hours

This page is about the collocation office hours

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

hours when an office is open for business

For example

  • Why don't you call and ask them what their office hours are?

  • The sign on the door says office hours are Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

Note:
A similar collocation is "business hours". The related collocation "opening hours" is used for non-commercial venues like parks, libraries, clinics, museums, etc.

Quick Quiz

Office hours are the hours that you can

a. work in an office

b. open an office

c. visit an office

Contributor: Matt Errey