Thesaurus / siesta
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During the week, most meals are taken at home, including midday lunch, when many businesses shut down, and might be followed by a siesta.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COSTA RICAN FOODNICHOLAS GILLNOVEMBER 11, 2020EATER
When we reached the hotel everybody went in to take a siesta—that "Mittags-Schlaf" which is law in Germany.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They dined, therefore, in silence, and afterwards he laid himself down as usual on the sofa for a siesta.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The session lasted until time for the noonday luncheon and siesta , and was resumed in the afternoon.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
We happened to reach it when the prisoners were having a siesta.
A JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE IN WAR TIMEJOSEPH G. BUTLER, JR.
Is there no sombra where we can eat our lunch and take a siesta?
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Political dignity transfigured the village out of its buckskin and bowie-knife existence, into a leisurely civic siesta.
It was one of those still afternoons in summer when nature seems to be taking a siesta.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
The big canes on the further side hold numberless tortoises, we are told, but see none, for just now they prefer taking a siesta.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
Papa was very anxious and kept watching them, till in the siesta they marched away into the city.
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
WORDS RELATED TO SIESTA
- breathing space
- coffee break
- forty winks
- time off
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