Hasznos karácsonyi kifejezések angolul – nyelvlecke
There’s a fun tradition that North Americans follow during Christmas. Mistletoe is often hung from a doorway between two rooms. If someone stands under the mistletoe, it is customary for someone else (usually a member of the opposite sex) to kiss him/her. It can be quite a surprise to be suddenly kissed, but the person who is kissed usually quickly realizes they must be standing under mistletoe.
This is a decorated tree. Presents are placed under the tree. On Christmas morning, families and friends open their presents together.
TRIMMING THE TREE
Decorating the tree is called ‘trimming the tree’. We generally decorate the tree with Christmas ornaments, and Christmas lights.
Historically, a small wooden trough that animals ate hay from. Jesus was put in a manger after he was born, so some people set up a manger with a plastic baby in it and animals around.
Also called socks. Nowadays, they are quite big-you would have to be about 10 feet tall to fit into the stockings most children hang. People hang stockings in front of a fireplace. Small presents are placed in stockings and usually opened on Christmas morning.
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