Значение идиомы one-night stand

[one-night stand] {n. phr.} 1. A single performance given by atraveling company while on a tour.

After they went bankrupt in thebig cities, the traveling jazz quartet played one-night stands in thecountry.

2. A brief affair or sexual encounter.

“With AIDS allaround us?” said Jane. “Nobody is having one-night stands anymore.”


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