nine to five
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See also: nine-to-five
From the hours that workers in offices, etc, typically work in the US, the UK and various other countries.
- From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
the nine to five (plural nine to fives)
- A typical working day.
- Going back to the nine to five after the weekend can be depressing.