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    Is it possible to "make a holiday"?

    Dear Teacher,

    I am wondering if it is possible to "make a holiday"? Is it better to say "take a holiday" or "have a holiday" or "going on a holiday"?

    Thank you,
    Ric

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    Re: Is it possible to "make a holiday"?

    Well, I suppose if you were a king, or president or leader of some sort you could "make" a holiday but most of us just celebrate, take, go on or have a holiday.

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    Re: Is it possible to "make a holiday"?

    In certain specific instances, you might use this phrase. For example, you are sent out of town on a business trip. You finish your business much earlier than you'd expected, and aren't scheduled to return home until late the next day. Your hotel happens to be very near a beach. So you go to the nearest store and buy a swimsuit and some sunscreen and think to yourself "might as well make a holiday out of this trip."

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