Festivals 2 # Vocabulary For IELTS
We talked about festivals lately, but then in IELTS, the more you know the better it will be for you. Before you move forward, go have a look at what we talked about festivals.
NEW YEARSentence-: I am going to New Zealand on this New Year.
Meaning-: the period immediately before and after 31 December.NEW YEAR’S EVESentence-: When most people were enjoying on the new year’s eve, she was still working hard to fulfill her dreams.
Meaning-: the last day of the year; in the modern Western calendar, 31 December.PANCAKE DAYSentence-: I will be visiting Melbourne on pancake day.
Meaning-: Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes.PARADESentence-: One direction carried out a parade to support gay marriages.
Meaning-: a public procession, especially one celebrating a special day or event.RAMADANSentence-: I visited my friend eram during Ramadan.
Meaning-: the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from dawn to sunset.SHROVE TUESDAYSentence-:
Meaning-: the day before Ash Wednesday. Though named for its former religious significance, it is chiefly marked by feasting and celebration, which traditionally preceded the observance of the Lenten fast.THANKSGIVINGMeaning-: (in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.WEDDINGSentence-: We are invited to the wedding party of Paul and Priyanka.
Meaning-: a marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.WREATHSentence-: The stage was decorated with wreath, for the bride and the groom.
Meaning-:an arrangement of flowers, leaves, or stems fastened in a ring and used for decoration or for laying on a grave.
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