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swing shift in Conditions of employment topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswing shiftˈswing shift noun [singular]  American English informalBEC workers who work from three or four oclock in the afternoon until 11 or 12 o’clock at night, or the system of working these times
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swing shiftWhen the swing shift comes on duty the clock says four-thirty, just like it should.I was working the swing shift when Albert White said he knew a guy that was going to start a newspaper business.