WOTW: merry

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triplo word of the week - merry

 

今週の #WOTW は 'merry’ です。’Merry’ is an adjective. You’ve probably heard it in phrases like ‘Merry Christmas!’ recently, but wouldn’t you like to use it more than just once a year? Well, see below!

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- We wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Yeeeaaar. (Cheerful and lively.)

- Merry people were dancing at the carnival. (See above.)

- I feel quite merry after just one drink. (This is informal. It means to be slightly and good-humouredly drunk.)

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Let’s have a look at a couple of sentences now.

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- [the more the merrier] You’re bringing how many people?! Okay, the more the merrier, I guess… (The more people or things there are, the better a situation will be.)

- [go on one's merry way] You can try to talk her out of it, but she’ll go on her merry way. (This is informal. It means to carry on with a course of action regardless of the consequences.)

- [make merry] Everybody was having a good time, making merry. (Enjoy oneself with others by dancing and drinking.)

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発音は/ˈmɛri/です。また来週!

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