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    Question Any name for this party?

    Hi there,
    Is there any special name the British speakers use to refer to a party given when one one has recently got some achievement? (especially for a meal)...For example you pass an important test or get a degree and (friendly!) you have to invite friends over for a meal, or invite them eat out...In Persian we have one verb refering generally to the event, so including both the meal and the party (in Persian: Sur dadan (to give "sur").........................thanks in advance.


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    Re: Any name for this party?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi there,
    Is there any special name the British speakers use to refer to a party given when one one has recently got some achievement? (especially for a meal)...For example you pass an important test or get a degree and (friendly!) you have to invite friends over for a meal, or invite them eat out...In Persian we have one verb refering generally to the event, so including both the meal and the party (in Persian: Sur dadan (to give "sur").........................thanks in advance.
    A congratularty.

    Actually, I just made that up. I really don't know of any word in English, whether verb or noun.

    Let me know if you find one!

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    Re: Any name for this party?

    Quote Originally Posted by kfredson View Post
    A congratularty.

    Actually, I just made that up. I really don't know of any word in English, whether verb or noun.

    Let me know if you find one!


    Hi dear,
    Such a nice portmanteau...Ta! Sure...

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