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dirty weekend

A secret getaway in which two unmarried people leave town to have sex. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. When Dana and Harry both skipped work on Saturday, we knew they had gone away for a dirty weekend.
See also: dirty, weekend

a dirty weekend

  (British & Australian humorous)
a weekend when two people who are not married go away somewhere to have sex At first I thought he was asking me to go away for a dirty weekend.
See also: dirty, weekend

have a face like a wet weekend

  (british informal) also have a face as long as a wet week (australian)
to look very unhappy He's had a face like a wet weekend all day.
See also: face, have, like, weekend, wet

weekend warrior

n. a member of the military reserves. I wanted to be a weekend warrior and get some of the educational benefits.
See also: warrior, weekend
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Its robust opening led to overall box office revenue being up for the fourth weekend in a row and the 11th out of the last 12.
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CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Sun-Times, the nation's ninth largest metropolitan daily newspaper, will begin carrying USA Weekend on Sunday, June 19, Sun-Times Publisher Sam S.