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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (related to the time after eating)
a. after-lunch (at midday)
El café de sobremesa me sienta estupendamente.The after-lunch coffee does me a lot of good.
b. after-dinner (in the evening)
Por la noche, cuando estábamos relajados por haber acabado el trabajo del día, nuestras conversaciones de sobremesa versaban sobre política.In the evening, when we were relaxed at the end of a day's work, our after-dinner conversations were about politics.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Estuvimos un rato de sobremesa, y luego nos fuimos todos a dormir la siesta.After lunch, we were sitting around the table for a while, and then we all went to take a siesta.
Rosa no se quedó de sobremesa, se fue a acostar porque tenía que levantarse temprano.Rosa didn't stay chatting with us after dinner. She went to bed because she had to get up early.
3. (placed on a table)
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