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    Gregory_E_V Guest

    Default Does 'long hours' mean 'overtime work'?

    Does 'long hours' mean 'overtime work'? Is this a common phrase or a kind of slang?

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    Default Re: Does 'long hours' mean 'overtime work'?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gregory_E_V
    Does 'long hours' mean 'overtime work'? Is this a common phrase or a kind of slang?
    Well, it is not slang. And yes, it can mean OT (overtime hours). It can mean work hours that just drag on and you can't wait till the day is over.
    It can also mean working long series of shifts with little time in between for your rest so you can be ready and in shape to work again.

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    Default Re: Does 'long hours' mean 'overtime work'?

    Thank you, Marylin, for splendid explanations

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