Talking About Thanksgiving ...

source: To Fluency     2016年11月15日
☆ We're hoping she's going to be quiet - notice that I use 'hope' in the continuous? Learn more about 'hope' here:
☆ Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Learn more about this here:
☆ That's what it boils down to - this is a great phrase to mean "the main reason for something."
☆ Put on a parade - to organize a parade (phrasal verb)
☆ It's a pretty big milestone - a significant event
☆ I did not grow up eating that - learn about grow up here:
☆ Potluck - a party where everyone brings a dish. For Thanksgiving, people are assigned a certain dish
☆ To go back for seconds - to get another plate of food after eating your first
☆ It has a special place in everyone's heart - This means that's it's emotionally important. Learn more here:
☆ Black Friday has become a huge thing now - this means that Black Friday is important and widespread
☆ I'm a person who leaves it to the last minute - I wait until near the deadline to do something. I use this phrase here:
☆ I didn't take those days off - I worked those days
☆ It's going to be very difficult to travel with two children - I'm sure you know what this means!