Examples of rush hour in a Sentence
We got caught in the morning rush hour.
Recent Examples of rush hour from the Web
Belair Road was expected to be closed until at least 5 p.m. between Big Gunpowder Falls and Honeygo Road on Wednesday afternoon, and drivers are asked to plan an alternate route during the evening rush hour.
The Cincinnati Police Department will be monitoring traffic throughout Mt. Washington and manually running traffic signals to improve traffic during rush hour.
Most trains will have time to make just one run before the busiest part of rush hour is over.
After the shooting, authorities closed a major highway in both directions, causing major backups throughout the area during rush hour.
Two cowboys on horseback were finally able to reel in the animal right in front of a Taco Bell, preventing it from being hit by a car during midday rush hour.
Bandera Road, with three lanes in each direction and a center turn lane, handles about 60,000 vehicles daily and is jammed at rush hours.
The attackers struck during rush hour in the city’s Tayran Square, which is usually crowded by laborers seeking work.
Temperatures are expected to plummet overnight Thursday. Freezing rain in the morning — which could make the roads slick with ice — is predicted to turn into snow by rush hour, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service.
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First Known Use of rush hour
RUSH HOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rush hour for English Language Learners
: a time during the day early in the morning or late in the afternoon when many people are traveling on roads to get to work or to get home from work
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