Meaning of “busman's holiday” in the English Dictionary

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"busman's holiday" in British English

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busman's holidaynoun [ S ]

uk /ˌbʌs.mənz ˈhɒl.ə.deɪ/ us /ˌbʌs.mənz ˈhɑː.lə.deɪ/ UK humorous

a holiday where you do something similar to your usual work instead of having a rest from it

(Definition of “busman's holiday” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"busman's holiday" in Business English

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busman's holidaynoun [ S ]

uk us

a holiday or time away from work where you do something similar to your usual work instead of having a rest from it:

She is a restaurant owner on a busman's holiday this weekend - cooking Sunday lunch for her mother.

(Definition of “busman's holiday” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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