Jet Lag

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Jet Lag

The state of being unadjusted to a new time zone. One generally experiences jet lag after traveling rapidly over a brief period of time. For example, if one flies from Oklahoma to Bahrain, one is likely to experience jet lag because of the eight-hour time difference. Jet lag is a common result of travel for international business.
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Murray plays Bob Harris, a jet-lagged American movie star who has come to Tokyo to shoot a commercial for a Japanese whiskey company or, as Bob puts it with a sad, small measure of self-loathing and self-awareness, ``getting paid $2 million when I should be doing a play or something.
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A jet-lagged Tiger Woods had barely unbuckled his seat belt after a 20-hour flight when a television crew broadcasting live on four of Thailand's five channels burst into the first-class cabin.