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Synonyms for week

hours or days of work in a calendar week

a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday

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And now the April showers were dry-- The five short weeks were nearly spent-- Yet still he got the old reply,
Weeks to Philip seemed a man of middle age, but he was in point of fact little more than thirty.
I wonder if you'd he so superior and snippy if you had to live on six dollars a week.
Now it seems to me unfair, Dowley, and a deadly peril to all of us, that because you thoughtlessly confessed, a while ago, that within a week you have paid a cent and fifteen mil --"
Your woman has a gown, and her whole seven weeks wages are gone; ours has a gown, and two days' wages left, to buy something else with.
Until she could find another bank there was nothing to do but sew them up in her clothes, and so Marija went about for a week or more, loaded down with bullion, and afraid to cross the street in front of the house, because Jurgis told her she would sink out of sight in the mud.
So long as each of them could bring home nine or ten dollars a week, they were able to get along finely.
This is all very well for an hour or two; but you can't balance yourself for a week.
He pondered a good deal during the afternoon, and at one time it seemed to him that he had been eating nothing but boiled beef for weeks, and at other times it seemed that he must have been living on strawberries and cream for years.
Three dollars a week, an' four dollars a week, an' a young boy cookin' for himself on an oil-burner an' layin' up money, workin' all day an' studyin' all night, just workin' an' never playin', never havin' a good time, an' never learnin' how to have a good time - of course his thirty thousand came along too late.
Several weeks went by, during which Martin Eden studied his grammar, reviewed the books on etiquette, and read voraciously the books that caught his fancy.
Now, if I have remained, it was only in compliance with the desire of your general, his honor having requested me not to depart without a last audience, which fixed at a week hence.
Then the time limited for his absence would be a week.
I only wanted to make it plain that we don't require a house party next week.
By the bye, we shall have to be a little feudal next week.