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after hours

Beyond the established time that something typically closes or ends. I had to stay after hours in order to finish that report. My father is friends with the shop owner, so she opened it after hours just for me.
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after hours

after the regular closing time; after any normal or regular time, such as one's bedtime. John got a job sweeping floors in the library after hours.
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after hours

After normal working hours, after closing time; also, after legal or established opening hours. For example, I haven't time while the shop is open, but I can see you after hours, or The restaurant employees sometimes stayed for a meal after hours. This term originally referred to laws governing business hours. It also gave rise to the term after-hours club, for a drinking club that remained open later than similar establishments. [Mid-1800s]
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ˌafter ˈhours

after the period during which a shop, pub, etc. is open: Pubs are not allowed to sell drinks after hours.
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Sparked by a police raid on an unlicensed after-hours club, the Detroit riot continued for five days.
After partying for a couple of hours at the after-hours club BLC, the group left for some kebabs in a Lebanese restaurant and called it a night at 6 am.
for example, was placed on the list largely because of an after-hours club operating in the basement.
The striker was exhausted after the party at London's trendy Jet Black after-hours club with his teammates on Saturday.
As for the second rut that occurs roughly a month after the first--well, that's more like the after-hours club for those who didn't quite get enough earlier.
A chance to raise the cash presents itself when sexy classmate Jill recruits Ben to a hush-hush after-hours club run by scheming mathematics professor Micky Rosa.
A chance to raise the cash presents itself when sexy classmate Jill (Bosworth) recruits Ben to a hush-hush after-hours club run by scheming maths professor Micky Rosa (Spacey).
Wissam Maolouf, one of the event organizers, opined that the style of music Seaman pioneered has of late been the signature sound of Lebanon's after-hours club scene.
AS ANYONE WHO HAS EVER STUMBLED out of an after-hours club into Monday morning sunlight can attest, making the transition from the New York City underground to the real world is a rough business.
Paula Poundstone and others have also tried and failed to guess the secret password into the after-hours club, but the bouncers are fierce.
Before that, I'd see him from time to time at an after-hours club we both frequented called the Paradise Garage, in SoHo.
She is the mystery woman in a yellow dress who was swing dancing at an after-hours club the night that Susan Stroman happened to visit.
After leaving the rally with three young black women -- most notably the mysterious and alluring Nina (Hally Berry) -- he stays up all night at an after-hours club where he smokes pot and bops benignly all over the premises.
It helps his performance, of course, that the story sends Easy Rawlins into so many different places, from an after-hours club to a mansion, from a shack on the outskirts of town to a pier at Malibu; as the situation varies in each place, Washington gets to show off a range few other actors can claim.
Ortiz renovated the room and reportedly told at least one neighbor that she planned to open an after-hours club.