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closing time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Leisure
closing timeˈclosing time noun [countable, uncountable]  DLDRINKthe time when a pub must stop serving drinks and close
Examples from the Corpus
closing timeThe rear of his house looked blank and uninviting, like a beachfront park after closing time.As closing time drew near, the children grew less.Nevertheless, there is something singularly stupid about racing to the video store at closing time.It was just before closing time when a girl dropped an envelope in my lap.Instead, he was more like a man trying to down a couple of swift pints before closing time.Outside, it is closing time and we have drawn a blank.Planning officer Peter Wilson, recommending approval, said the couple had agreed to make closing time 10.30.
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