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    gala day

    Hi,

    Is "4th July is a gala day for Americans" correct?

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    Re: gala day

    I suppose it's factually correct. We never use the expression "gala day", though. Can you think of another way to express the idea?
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    Re: gala day

    I don't hear gala day much in BrE either.

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    Re: gala day

    The second Saturday in July is Gala Day in Durham City. This is the day of the Miners' Gala.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-May-2017 at 14:41.

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    #5

    Re: gala day

    I've never heard of a "gala day." "Gala" is used for fancy formal events, like a gala held to raise funds for the symphony, etc.

    The 4th of July is a holiday, a celebration.

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