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    Arrow Lunch Break

    "He went to lunch break."
    "He went to a lunch break."
    "He went to the lunch break."

    Is "lunch break" similar to "noon" in not needing an article?

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    Default Re: Lunch Break

    Quote Originally Posted by JennU View Post
    "He went to lunch break."
    "He went to a lunch break."
    "He went to the lunch break."

    Is "lunch break" similar to "noon" in not needing an article?
    None of them is natural English. "He went to lunch" or "He went for his lunch break" are more likely.

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    Default Re: Lunch Break

    Perhaps this is American: He's on his lunch break.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Lunch Break

    Modifying the example slightly:

    "He went on lunch break."
    "He went on a lunch break."
    "He went on the lunch break."

    Is "lunch break" similar to "noon" in not needing an article?

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    Default Re: Lunch Break

    Use either "his" or "a."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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