bathroom break


: a brief pause in or stoppage of an activity for people to use a bathroom

Examples of bathroom break in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With only a few episodes left until the grand finale, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 16 needed to take a short bathroom break. Stephen Daw, Billboard, 26 Mar. 2024 Kids wear safety vests and have a dedicated room to retreat to for hot chocolate, a bathroom break, or simply to rest up before tackling the magic carpet again. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2024 Levon Date – charged in the killing of a Canadian citizen in 2023 – escaped the courthouse after pushing past police officers during a requested bathroom break, Grenada's police force alleged at the press conference. Emily Palmer, Peoplemag, 26 Feb. 2024 His appearance, billed as an interlude for the audience, brought a few jokes — and a perfect bathroom break. Emily Zemler, Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 2024 Most people still think of convenience stores as just a pit stop for gas, a quick snack and a bathroom break. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 15 Dec. 2023 Smugglers squeezed about 14 migrants in a vehicle meant for five, forcing them to go hours without water or a bathroom break. Elliot Spagat, Fortune, 6 Oct. 2023 But the Cowboys are close to becoming the kind of team where home fans take a bathroom break when Dallas gets the ball. Tim Cowlishaw, Dallas News, 18 Sep. 2023 After a bathroom break and a change of clothes, though, Medvedev rediscovered his early form, evolving once more into the human backboard capable of finding the tightest angle to sneak a ball past his most gifted and acrobatic opponent. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2023

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“Bathroom break.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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