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weekend

Medspeak-UK
The period between 7 p.m. (1900) Friday and 7 a.m. (0700) Monday.
 
Vox populi
The period commencing at midnight on Friday and ending at midnight on Sunday.
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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has given his players the weekend off to prepare for some big games |
"We had last weekend off which has been crucial because we've been struggling with injuries.
"I don't think it is coincidence that our poorest performances come when we have had the disruption of a weekend off.
"The squad were meeting at Strathclyde Park so Billy Brown went to break the news they were getting a weekend off."
"I had a weekend off when I left Mercantile, and they needed someone over here because their chief lobbyist, Craig Burns, was ill.
An example of graphic run-on might occur when a brand-new CNA, who can't seem to remember not to wear tons of jewelry and makeup, whose long, spiral-permed locks refuse to be tied back, let alone off her collar, while doing patient care, has worked three weeks and called out twice (once on her Saturday), and now has the audacity to say, "I was just wondering, can I have this weekend off? I have plans to go out of town."
AVA great day to end festival So you're all sorted for next month's AVA festival, your tickets and party hats and that but one nagging question persists - how to round the weekend off on the Sunday?
And with another weekend off because of this Saturday's Challenge Cup final between Leeds and Castleford, the Giants chief is anxious to find a way of avoiding a repeat show.
Mills gave his squad the weekend off after Saturday's Skrill Premier game at Braintree was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.
"After all that''s gone after that win I am beginning to feel a bit lethargic and do not mind having a weekend off."
AFTER a weekend off we are back in action against St Helens in Widnes tomorrow night.
MacPherson is pleased they will have a weekend off before returning to SPL action at Hamilton on October 18.