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- At eleven, a short woman carrying elevenses to the children interrupted classes, a meal consisting of a glass of milk and a shortbread biscuit.
- I thought I could see the dents on her forearms where she rested them on a table while addressing lunch dinner and elevenses.
- A nice fix at breakfast, one for elevenses, and another one at teatime, it was like breaks at the cricket, or something.
- Let's skip elevenses, have an early lunch, and perhaps it'll be bright enough and dry enough for you later on.
- Then after checking my work messages (none that needed my urgent attention) I went up to see Roger in Crouch End for elevenses and a then spot of lunch.
- The delicate balance between the lively sweet caramel and the bland supporting wafer is a perfect combination for elevenses or 4pm Darjeeling.
- The journey in was a breeze, all the crates that left the old offices turned up safely at the new one, there were free Danish pastries for elevenses and the air conditioning system functioned adequately enough.
- While the children contentedly play with a wooden railway, I look at my tight schedule and notice that I am supposed to eat a slice of Victoria sponge cake for elevenses.
- But now not many people have elevenses, or a formal pause at any other time in the working day, skipping lunch and grabbing a snack when they can.
- A heated verbal exchange between a Fianna Fail councillor and a Fine Gael rival spilled into the council tearoom at elevenses last week.
- Cut down on all those extras: for elevenses - no biscuits or chocolate bars; fruit if you're hungry.
- Nevertheless, at elevenses, I did hear someone request a large gin instead of a coffee - then I realised it was me.
- I am a simple man with simple tastes - toast is adequate for elevenses.
- While we still enjoy a Kit Kat for elevenses, more of us are opting for something more sophisticated after hours.
- Her mother had been down at the shops and snapped up half a dozen buns for elevenses.
- After elevenses in the Portaferry Hotel we made the short ferry crossing across the reputedly perilous waters of Strangford Lough at the Narrows, beside open sea.
- I was informed ‘The children are stopping for elevenses.’
- He always has an elevenses of seed cake and Madeira, and his favourite restaurant is Sweetings in the City.
- In the private confines of my own salon at home, this does not produce a problem, but at the office with the usual loo under the stairs, and the staff all queuing up after elevenses, it becomes very embarrassing.
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