this afternoon


: during the afternoon today
We went for a walk this afternoon.

Examples of this afternoon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Temperatures start in the mid- to upper 30s this morning — so no snow accumulation expected — and only top out in the low to mid-40s this afternoon. Dan Stillman, Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2023 The strike, which took place in the vicinity of Kirkuk this afternoon local time, was a self-defense measure on an imminent threat authorized by a commander in the area of operation, the officials said. NBC News, 4 Dec. 2023 Try this afternoon tonic How to ward off the 4 p.m. slump? Hannah Coates, Vogue, 28 Nov. 2023 That brings us to this afternoon, when a Treasury auction of 30-year bonds was poorly received. Eric Wallerstein, WSJ, 12 Oct. 2023 Wind alerts are in effect for nearly 16 million Americans on Sunday, with gusts approaching 50 mph this afternoon in some regions. Daniel Amarante, ABC News, 19 Nov. 2023 An additional 2 to 4 inches was expected this afternoon, paired with possible wind gusts up to 40 mph. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 16 Nov. 2023 The general on-sale will go life for the August 19 show this afternoon, with the August 20 show going on sale on Wednesday (Nov. 15). Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 14 Nov. 2023 One of the speakers on this afternoon was Sebastien. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 18 Sep. 2023 See More

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“This afternoon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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