busman's holiday

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a holiday where you do the same things you do at work

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The show is something of a busman's holiday for Mr Wildman, 42, who runs a car stereo business and online shop selling Mini parts.
So the only freeze any of them will experience this year is a touch of Arctic frostbite contracted during Charlie Bird's busman's holiday, courtesy of the licence fee payer.
Scotland Yard Inspector Duncan Kincaid and Metropolitan Police Inspector Gemma James and their respective sons (they're still not married in this long-running series) are on a Christmas holiday at his family's home in Cheshire, but it turns out to be a busman's holiday.
I enjoyed my first Busman's holiday immensely and satisfied myself with a modest glass of Ontario White Wine.
I take a busman's holiday on a day off and go and see a show.
For Scott Kinslow, serving as main chef for the block parties is kind of a busman's holiday.
For a busman's holiday, visit "Dream Anatomy," an exhibit of anatomic art at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Md.
This was certainly the case for the busman's holiday that was Monday's inaugural concert from the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, with much freshness in a bright, pacy approach, and plenty of smiles, too.
Typical of most farmers, his visit was something of a busman's holiday.
You might say I'm on a busman's holiday," he smiles.
Talk about a busman's holiday, I came here for a break from the campaign.
The Tyneside-based comedian believed the Edinburgh Festival was something of a busman's holiday when he first started out in the game, and enjoyed a love/hate relationship with the Fringe in the past.
I am taking a busman's holiday this weekend in Conwy, heading to the Royal Cambrian Academy to look at pictures and pay a visit to one of the best Elizabethan houses in Britain.
I actually adore DIY and being married to a joiner it's a good thing since it would be a bit of a Busman's Holiday for him.