#IOTW: Idioms with ‘party’

Hello, fellas! What are you doing in the last days of 2018? New Year will be coming soon! It’s a good time to look at idioms on party and celebration. Here we go!

  1. After-party. Meaning: a relaxed time in which people sit and talk after they have been at a party.
    • Example:
      • “When the New Year celebration finished, they had an after-party in the rooftop.”
  2. Party animal. Meaning: someone who loves going to parties.
    • Example:
      • “Jon is a real party animal. He’s rarely at home.”
  3. Party pooper. Meaning: a person who refuses to join in the fun of a party.
    • Example:
      • “It’s better not to invite my cousin. She’s a party pooper who always leaves first.”
  4. Party hearty. Meaning: to celebrate.
    • Example:
      • “Our basketball team won the competition, so we decided to party hearty!”
  5. Crash the party. Meaning: to attend a party without being invited.
    • Example:
      • “He crashed the party and ended up causing trouble.”
  6. Piss on (one’s) party. Meaning: to ruin or underestimate someone’s efforts, plans, or ideas.
    • Example:
      • “Sorry to piss on your party, but there’s no way we’ll finish the report in one night.”
  7. Party foul. Meaning: a term of behavior that is inappropriate or unacceptable at a party.
    • Example:
      • “You spilled wine on the carpet! That’s a party foul.”
  8. Party piece. Meaning: some ways (trick, song, poem) that someone often do to entertain people at parties.
    • Example:
      • “Her party piece has always been impersonating celebrity’s voices.”
  9. The life and soul of the party. Meaning: someone who’s at the center of all parties.
    • Example:
      • “The party isn’t complete without Dan. He’s truly the life and soul of the party!”
  10. Be a party to something. Meaning: take part in a (secret) plan or agreement.
    • Example:
      • “I don’t know that they held the surprise celebration. Were you a party to this, Nat?”

That wraps up our session, fellas! Have a great time in New Year! Good bye!
Compiled and written by @anhtiss at @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, December 30, 2017.


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