a night person
a night person
Someone who is more active and alert in the later hours of the evening than early in the day; someone who prefers to work or stay up late, typically avoiding being awake earl in the morning. I've always been a night person. I just find I can be so much more productive when there's no one else awake. I was a night person for most of my life, until the day I had kids, that is. I know you're not a night person, but, if they want you to work the 7 PM shift, I guess you're gonna have to change your ways, huh?
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Fig. someone who is more alert and active at night than in the daytime. (Compare this with a day person.) I'm really not efficient until after supper. I am the quintessential night person.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. a person who prefers to be active in the nighttime. (The plural is with people. Compare this with day person.) I can’t function in the morning. I’m strictly a night person.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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- be left in charge (of someone or something)
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- be put in charge (of someone or something)
- a stranger to (someone or something)
- be out of (one's) league
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