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happy hour

A time of day, usually beginning around 5 PM, when many bars and restaurants offer food and drink specials to entice patrons. Come on, Martha, it's happy hour—you have to get a drink! I'm going to happy hour with some of my co-workers tonight.
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happy hour

a time to drink a cocktail, starting at about 5:00 P.M. (Often bars have lower prices during "happy hour.") I think that Mary has been starting happy hour a little early. Before noon I think.
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happy hour

A period in the late afternoon or early evening when a bar or lounge features drinks at reduced prices. For example, The hotel bar has a happy hour from five to seven every day. [1960s]
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The primary target demographic for restaurants is US-based full-service restaurants, particularly in densely-populated areas with high competition, that offer at least one happy hour.
With plenty of hidden corners and a subdued ambiance, Polo Grill is a popular place for developers and business figures to huddle with one another or with politicos and elected officials, and the exceptional happy hour deals let you lobby on the cheap.
While Happy Hour takes its name from the common English-language phrase, its theme can be condensed to another English word, used often in the film: communication.
Here, Happy Hour starts straight from work at 5pm and goes on all night with offers on selected drinks like the Cinco De Mayo cocktail with tequila, apple liqueur, fresh apple juice and home spiced apple bitters for PS4.
DEALS: As is usual with Happy Hour, you are entitled to two-for-one on cocktails every single night of the week during a five-hour span.
Niese says the store has seen an increase in foot traffic and sales during the happy hour events.
Both men think restaurants and bars should have the right to decide whether to offer a happy hour.
The outdoor restaurant with a casual beachfront dining experience will be offering a daily happy hour, every evening, with half-price food and beverages.
Through May the 5@5 Happy Hour will be available on-board domestic, Canada, Caribbean and Mexico flights scheduled to leave between 17:00 and 17:59.
Senate Bill 120, introduced during this legislative session, seeks to repeal the current ban on happy hour advertising.
All in all, a Happy Hour at the Victory Bar in Fratton Park seems marginally less appropriate than offering a Sex on the Beach cocktail to a man from a land-locked country who's just been chemically castrated.
Supermarket prices for a 6 or 12 pack of bitter or lager work out to in the region of 80p or 90p a pint and even at times of happy hour prices pubs and bars cannot compete with that.
Nasimi Beach will be open daily from 4pm - 2am with daily happy hour from 4pm-6pm and a happy hour after each FIFA World Cup match.
The new rules, which the commission approved April 16, permit bar and restaurant owners to advertise outside the premises the times when they run happy hour specials.