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business lunch


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n business lunch lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
    • ***


In literature:

I was kept so busy to-day that I had hardly time to buy a sandwich for lunch.
"Chester Rand" by Horatio Alger, Jr
Meanwhile, Billie, piling sandwiches on the lunch cloth, was busy thinking of something far different.
"The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp" by Katherine Stokes
This is a hint for the business girl who lunches downtown.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
He was busy tying a large rucksack of lunch on to himself, and was in no mood for Samuel's ball-room chatter.
"Once a Week" by Alan Alexander Milne
Said he wanted to speak to me on important business, and would I lunch with him.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
Irish Minnie told us one lunch time that it was a bad job, this marrying business.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
I've been trying to fix my lunch for half an hour, but the telephone just keeps me busy.
"Mr. Opp" by Alice Hegan Rice
They went straight to the business of the lunch.
"Stubble" by George Looms
We all lunched together but no business was discussed.
"The Golden Face" by William Le Queux
One has to entertain, and one forgets the serious business of lunching.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I didn't see even the old office gang except during business hours and at lunch.
"One Way Out" by William Carleton
I've only got this bothering business to attend to, then we'll lunch together, and go back by the four train, shall we?
"The Limit" by Ada Leverson
These business men take three or four hours for lunch lots of times.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
The business man buys his morning paper and his lunch with the change that he carries in his pocket.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
He ordered lunch, and, after they had eaten, suggested that they should plunge at once into business.
"Daddy's Girl" by L. T. Meade
While his mother was busy, I crawled on his mouth to see if there was any sugar in the corners for a lunch.
"Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks" by May Farinholt-Jones
Abroad on business, Alfred had lunched under a hedge by himself, far from home.
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell
She knew this would meet with great approval, and soon they were busy unpacking the ready-made lunch, and placing it on a large flat rock.
"Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Though Wellgood had business after lunch, Harry stayed on awhile, sitting out on the terrace by the lake, for the day was warm and fine.
"Second String" by Anthony Hope
All the business girls downtown are not content with sitting after lunch among the tombstones of St. Paul's churchyard or of Trinity.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford

In news:

A busy lunch hour when we stopped by.
Despite all the great benefits from running libraries like businesses – from three martini lunches to government bailouts – we all know this wouldn't really work.
The Champ's dining car is one of more than 600 diners produced by the Worcester Lunch Car and Carriage Manufacturing Company between 1906 and 1957, when the company went out of business.
It's a topic of conversation at business lunches, PTA meetings and cocktail parties.
Festivities offered will include the Beverly Presbyterian Church Bazaar and lunch and holiday specials and sales at local businesses.
Dear Pamela, After a business lunch in the Pearlridge mall area, I discovered that I had a flat tire.
Not to ruin your lunch, but did you hear the Hostess company is going out of business.
" Well, it turns out there is: A free lunch will be provided at a "lunch and learn" workshop where business owners and managers can learn more about a new servicing program for heating and air-conditioning systems.
Two new hot dog businesses in the Beaufort area are serving up lunch -- and careers for three entrepreneurs.
Use our interactive map to pick your next business lunch or power dinner.
Lunch will be served at noon with the business meeting following.
During the weekday we accommodate to the Timonium business district for fast homemade pizza or lunch portion pasta 's and our delicious Grilled Chicken Salad's.
Sarah Matheny would often tote a can of soup and a carton of yogurt for lunch during her busy day as an attorney.
In one corner of the room, Johnstown High School student Brittany Wager is working on a nutritional child-lunch business.
Where to Find the Best Business Lunches in Dallas.

In science:

Status events include a group of 8 events describing the current status of the users, i.e., away, be right back, online, busy, idle, at lunch, and on the phone.
Planetary-Scale Views on an Instant-Messaging Network