2018年3月8日 星期四

booze, prime time, wee hours, alcopop category

Coca-Cola’s Move to Juice Up Sales in Japan: Add a Splash of Booze
By TIFFANY HSU and HISAKO UENO

The soft drink giant said it was venturing for the first time into the so-called alcopop category in Japan, offering a drink that mixes alcohol with flavored sparkling water.
他们把它称为“alcopop”。可口可乐(Coca-Cola)计划在日本推出一种结合了调味气泡水和酒精的饮料。




Shengzhou officials wrapped up the last butt-counting in the wee hours of Oct. 19 after ending the program at midnight. With nearly five million butts delivered, the city said it had spent about $30,000 in tissues. A record payout went to a man who delivered 10,300 butts at once.

In the Age of TiVo and Web Video, What Is Prime Time?




2008
Weekend in New York Museums After Dark
It’s Party Time in the Galleries
By SETH KUGEL
Museums after dark are often better than during daylight hours, with some offering live music or D.J.’s, lectures and, not surprisingly, booze.




Wee hours mean the early hours of a day, or the period immediately after midnight. They are called so because the word 'wee' in present-day English means 'very small or tiny'. As these hours are the beginning of the new day they came to be referred to as the wee hours.Jan 3, 2010


booze was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
booze

booze bus

booze-up

on the booze


━━ n., v. 〔話〕 酒(をあおる); 酒宴.
on the booze (大酒を)飲みまわって.
booz・er ━━ n. 〔話〕 大酒飲み; 〔英話〕 飲み屋.
booze-up 〔英話〕 どんちゃん騒ぎ.
booz・y ━━ a. 酔った.


Coca-Cola’s Move to Juice Up Sales in Japan: Add a Splash of Booze
By TIFFANY HSU and HISAKO UENO

The soft drink giant said it was venturing for the first time into the so-called alcopop category in Japan, offering a drink that mixes alcohol with flavored sparkling water.
他们把它称为“alcopop”。可口可乐(Coca-Cola)计划在日本推出一种结合了调味气泡水和酒精的饮料。

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcopop

alcopop
ˈalkəʊpɒp/
noun
BRITISHinformal
  1. a ready-mixed drink that resembles a soft drink but contains alcohol.

prime time


n.
The evening hours, generally between 7 and 11 P.M., when the largest television audience is available.
primetime prime'-time' (prīm'tīm') adj.

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