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graveyard shift

A work shift that occurs late at night. I'm a morning person, so I could never work the graveyard shift like you do.
See also: graveyard, shift

graveyard shift

n. the night shift of work in a factory, usually starting at about midnight. (see also swing shift.) The pay is pretty good on the graveyard shift.
See also: graveyard, shift
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"The graveyard shift was smooth, it was not that rushed."
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patrols in the wee hours of the morning or the graveyard shift. But proper guidelines should first be issued, implemented and followed by the authorities concerned.
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