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20 to (some hour)

Twenty minutes before the next hour. Come on, kids, hurry up! It's already 20 to 8, and we have to be there by 8:10! A: "Is it 5:40? Or 20 to 6?" B: "It's both. You do know that they refer to the same time, right?"
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high noon

1. Literally, at or very near midday (noon). It's only 9 AM and the heat out here is sweltering; by high noon, that sun will be deadly.
2. The peak or most advanced stage of a given period. At the high noon of the economic boom, people spent money on the most ridiculous things. The actor had been a household name at the high noon of his career, but nowadays, there are few who even remember him.
3. The critical or appointed time of a decisive confrontation, crisis, or contest. It's high noon for these two teams, as the result of this game will determine who makes it to the finals.
See also: high, noon

morning, noon, and night

All day; all the time. I've been working morning, noon, and night around here trying to get the house ready to go up for sale. You've been playing video games morning, noon, and night. I think you should take a break to do some homework.
See also: and, night
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morning, noon and night

If something happens or is done morning, noon and night, it happens or is done all the time. You get fit by playing the game, day in, day out, morning, noon and night. He thought about Paloma morning, noon and night.
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morning, noon, and night

all of the time; constantly.
1993 Tony Parker May the Lord in His Mercy be Kind to Belfast It was the sort [of relationship] where nothing else matters for you except to be with that other person morning, noon and night.
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morning, noon and ˈnight

at all times of the day and night (used to emphasize that something happens very often or that it happens continuously): When Sally was a baby she used to cry morning, noon and night.
See also: and, night, noon
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noon is very proud to bring driverless delivery vans to streets in our cities," said Alabbar.
Addressing the audience, Alabbar said was created to offer a local platform for Saudi businesses to tap into the online marketplace, which he said is now the fastest growing and has tremendous potential for growth.
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By using noon as their online platform, retailers large and small will enjoy more visibility, access to a wider customer base, an opportunity for increased sales and a larger share of the e-commerce market.
PML-N leader Rana Ejaz Noon is the brother of late Mumtaz Noon.
"China's booming e-commerce market has one of the most active marketplaces in the world," said Mohamed Alabbar, founder of noon. "We're also looking to partner with top brand owners and marketplace platforms to help us curate a wider and more diverse assortment of products for our customers in the Middle East.
The company says it will fulfil all eBay orders made on Noon.
Earlier this month, Noon announced it had inked a partnership with
Alabbar said that Noon is a customer-focused Arabic-first digital marketplace 'born in Saudi Arabia,' for the region, by the region and in the region.
Customers in the UAE can now purchase products covering electronics, fashion, beauty, baby, home, kitchen and grocery, the shopping portal said in a media statement, adding that Noon is set to go live in Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks.
For millennials, Noon is showcasing a collection of modern gadgets and electronic goods.
As new investors in Noon, Alshaya joins forces with other prominent Gulf investors.
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