(n.) The principal meal of the day, eaten by most people about midday, but by many (especially in cities) at a later hour.
(n.) An entertainment; a feast.
(1) Spotlight is still the favourite to win best picture A dinner in Beverly Hills was hosted in Spotlight’s honor on Sunday night.
(2) He captivated me, but not just because of his intellect; it was for his wisdom, his psychological insights and his sense of humour that I will always remember our dinners together.
(3) Dinner is the usual “international” menu that few will bother with given the wealth of choice nearby.
(4) Given his background, Boyle says, growing up in a council house near Bury, with his two sisters (one a twin) and his strict and hard-working parents (his mum worked as a dinner lady at his school), he should by rights have been a gritty social realist, but that tradition never appealed to him.
(5) The Miliband dinner will be a more low key affair in London.
(6) Facebook Twitter Pinterest May dismisses reports of frosty dinner with EU chief as ‘Brussels gossip’ The EU delegation are said to have wondered whether Davis might still be in his post following the general election.
(7) He reportedly almost never went out, spending America's 4th of July holiday at home, and cooking steak dinners for one.
(8) No association was detected between the overall frequency of fish for dinner and breast cancer risk (chi 2 trend = 1.39, p = 0.24), but there was an inverse relation with the frequency of main meals containing fish in poached form.
(9) I learned about this more extreme form of PMS a couple of weeks ago, at a conference dinner, where I ended up sitting next to Peter Greenhouse, consultant in sexual health in Bristol.
(10) Schools should adopt whole-school approaches to building emotional resilience – everyone from the dinner ladies to the headteacher needs to understand how to help young people to cope with what the modern world throws at them.
(11) Cameron is hoping Thursday’s EU talks over dinner will pave the way for a deal by February, allowing him to have a referendum next year.
(12) When you are informed that 200 children are missing, you don’t go to dinner until you have got to the bottom of it.
(13) At a dinner party, say, if ever you hear a person speak of a school for Islamic children, or Catholic children (you can read such phrases daily in newspapers), pounce: "How dare you?
(14) They have insisted that they were invited to the event, Obama's first state dinner.
(15) The traditionally larger meals of the day (lunch and dinner) represented higher proportions of daily intake in fat and obese children; the energy value of breakfast and afternoon snack was inversely related to corpulence.
(16) Hollande’s dinner and overnight stay at Chequers was also due to cover a strategy for Syria in light of growing signs that the president, Bashar al-Assad, is being shored up by additional military help from Russia and Iran.
(17) I do not always require something with a pulse to have died for my dinner.
(18) There is a half-drunk glass of white wine abandoned on the coffee table at his Queensferry home - the Browns had friends around for dinner the previous night - and a stack of children's books and board games piled lopsidedly under a Christmas tree now shedding needles with abandon.
(19) During a break in shooting Emin was served a Sunday dinner.
(20) In fact, in keeping with its usual practice, the White House hasn't released any details about the menu, the decor, where dinner will be served or what Michelle Obama will wear and doesn't plan to until a few hours before Wednesday's event begins.
(n.) A luncheon; specifically, a light repast between breakfast and dinner.
(v. i.) To take luncheon.
(1) Also critical to Mr Smith's victory was the decision over lunch of the MSF technical union's delegation to abstain on the rule changes.
(2) Two lunches are recoded with John Yates and Andy Hayman, the former assistant commissioners.
(3) A nine-year-old Scottish girl who attracted two million readers to a blog documenting her school lunches , consisting of unappealing and unhealthy dishes served up to pupils, has been forced to end the project after the council banned her from taking pictures of the food in school.
(4) Unlike Baker, a courtly Texan, Lew is a low-key figure, an observant Orthodox Jew and native New Yorker, of whom the New York Times once revealed: "He brings his own lunch (a cheese sandwich and an apple) and eats at his desk."
(5) I watch three hours of Smiley, then I have lunch, then I write for a couple of minutes. '
(6) The existence of a circadian rhythm for GFR, uTP, uA, and uRBP was corroborated by spontaneous changes over baseline levels, which also were prominent after lunch CL as compared to those following supper CL.
(7) The school lunch contaminated by the infected food handler is the most probable source of this outbreak due to SRSV.
(8) In Palo Alto, there are the people who do really well here, and everyone else is struggling to make ends meet,” said Vatche Bezdikian, an anesthesiologist on his way to lunch on University Avenue, the main street, where Facebook first rented office space.
(9) When we reached our summit, or whatever spot was deemed by my father to be of adequately punishing distance from the car to deserve lunch, Dad would invariably find he had forgotten his Swiss army knife (looking back, I begin to doubt he ever had one) and instead would cut cheese into slices with the edge of his credit card.
(10) Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the Observer Nigel Slater's cold noodle and tomato salad makes a nice grownup supper with leftovers for the packed lunch.
(11) I think the heart of good comedy really lives in truth and reacting to the absurdities, hypocrisies, abuses of power in the world.” Late night television is a no longer a glass of warm milk before bed, it’s a lunch buffet And as TV viewership declines and internet virality becomes as important as real-time eyeballs, cable networks might find that topical comedy is a smart, cost-effective way to grab cross-platform attention.
(12) Moving away from home and discovering oats (not a common ingredient in Transylvanian food), I thought about mixing the cultures and came up with this savoury breakfast or lunch dish.
(13) In one of his lunch breaks with Sleep, he told him that he had been tortured by the army, smashed over the head with the butt of an AK47 and left for dead.
(14) The traditionally larger meals of the day (lunch and dinner) represented higher proportions of daily intake in fat and obese children; the energy value of breakfast and afternoon snack was inversely related to corpulence.
(15) "Free school meals for all infant school pupils will save parents an average of £400 a year, and make sure every child can get the healthy lunch that will help them do well at school."
(16) For her two-year-old’s birthday, a swimming trip and family lunch was planned and yet friends would ask, “Aren’t you doing anything to celebrate?” As India’s commercial capital, Mumbai has long been home to some of the richest people on the subcontinent.
(17) More time in bed, more time with the kids, more time to read, see your mum, hang out with friends, repair the guttering, make music, fix lunch, walk in the park.
(18) Sitting in the back of Nigel Farage's Volvo, as we are driven from a long lunch in Tunbridge Wells to a town hall gathering in Windsor, at which the UK Independence party (Ukip) leader is due to speak, I'm struggling to dispute any of those findings.
(19) "Lunch was great, cricket was nice, it was a very English scene.
(20) In a tent for those recovering, a talkative man wearing a heavy gold chain played up to amused doctors during the lunch break.