Christmas


Christmas
noun
ADJECTIVE
good, nice
traditional
white

The children are hoping for a white Christmas (= with snow on the ground).

VERB + CHRISTMAS
have, spend

Did you have a good Christmas?

We're going to spend Christmas at home this year.

celebrate

to celebrate Christmas in the traditional way

get sth for

What did you get for Christmas?

CHRISTMAS + VERB
come

Christmas is coming!

CHRISTMAS + NOUN
dinner
party
card, present
shopping
cake, pudding
lights, tree

We're going up to town to see the Christmas lights.

carol
Eve
Day, morning
holiday, holidays
celebrations
PREPOSITION
at Christmas

There are lots of parties at Christmas.

for Christmas

For Christmas he gave her a silk blouse.

over Christmas

The library is closed over Christmas.

PHRASES
Happy Christmas!, Merry Christmas!
wish sb a happy Christmas, wish sb a merry Christmas

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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