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