Which festival is the most lovable one? Christmas must be on top of the list in most of our hearts! Christmas is an elated and jovial festival, there are a lot of useful phrases we can learn and share with family and friends too! What does ‘stocking stuffer’ mean? Does ‘don’t look a gift horse in the mouth’ refer to not to stare at the horse? What means by ‘Christmas comes but once a year’? Are you curious about the meanings of them? Why don’t we reveal the answers now!

 

  • Stocking stuffer : a small gift, usually the one that is placed in Christmas stock

 

I was looking for some stocking stuffer for my relatives as Christmas is approaching silently.

 

  • Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth: don’t be ungrateful when you receive a gift

 

Hey son, I know you don’t like the comic books that are given by your auntie. Just don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

 

  • Christmas comes but once a year : to tell people to enjoy Christmas to the fullest , often used as an excuse to spend more or consume more food

 

Christmas comes but once a year. I should get myself some presents on this special occasion.

 

  • Be there with the bells on : when receiving an invitation, you accept it, implying you are grateful to join  

 

Thanks for inviting me to the Christmas party. I will be there with the bells on!

 

  • Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle : don’t get stressed out trying to make Christmas perfect

 

Christmas ought to be a day full of blissfulness and happiness. Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.

 

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Although we only have one Christmas every year, there is no way should we let our perfectionism override the euphoric mood. As long as we are having close ones as companions or you have found the most comfortable way of enjoying the festival, it is already a perfect blessing.