ADJ. this, tomorrow, yesterday | Friday, Saturday, etc. | early, late | April, May, etc. | spring, summer, etc. | long the long sunny afternoons | golden, hot, sunny, warm | grey, rainy, wet
VERB + AFTERNOON spend We spent the afternoon sitting by the pool.
AFTERNOON + VERB progress, wear on As the afternoon wore on he began to look unhappy.
AFTERNOON + NOUN tea Afternoon tea is served on the terrace. | light, sun The afternoon sun shone full on her.
PREP. by ~, during the ~, in the ~, on Monday, etc. ~
PHRASES an/the afternoon off You deserve an afternoon off.