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night shift

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Conditions of employment
night shiftˈnight shift noun [countable]  1 BECa period of time at night when people regularly work, especially in a factoryon the night shift She’s on the night shift this week.2 BECthe group of people who work on the night shift The night shift was just arriving.
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night shiftHalf-way through his night shift, coppersmith Norman was paralysed by a rare disease.Check the night shift log book for any messages or matters to be dealt with. 2.One time they switched me from the night shift to the day shift, so I worked sixteen hours straight.She went on the night shift in the pneumonia ward, where she helped dispense care and medicine.When afternoon came, a doctor asked Martha if she would take the night shift and care for Ted herself.In order not to miss the fair, he would work the night shift and so have the day tree.Kim's working the night shift at the hospital.The night shift finished; the day shift take over.on the night shiftWell it's just the thing to keep the operators going on the night shift.She went on the night shift in the pneumonia ward, where she helped dispense care and medicine.
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