American Idioms 4 with Dana

Spring quarter is almost over. Of course, it means final exams. But once school is over, it also feels like the holidays have come! You can enjoy break time. With that on your mind, try out these holiday-related idioms that Dana shares in her fourth video lesson.

Recommended for intermediate and advanced learners (Levels 400+). You can also review Dana’s previous idiom lessons:

Dana’s American Idioms, Lesson 4 – Holidays

Lesson 4 Idioms:

To cancel someone’s Christmas: to kill or severely destroy someone

To beat the holiday blues: to overcome feelings of sadness, loneliness or depression around the holidays

To ring in the new year: to celebrate the start of the new year at midnight on the 31 of December

With bells on: to be somewhere or do something enthusiastically

To be the life of the party: to be a lively person who makes the party fun and exciting and is usually the center of attention at the party


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