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    the mistress of ceremony

    The Abhi-Ash wedding is set for next week. And what does the mistress of ceremonies- the proud mother of the groom, Jaya Bachchan has to say about the soon-to-be daughter -in-law, Aishwarya Rai?


    Please explain the highlighted words.

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    Re: the mistress of ceremony

    The abbreviation MC (as in MC Hammer, or the emcee of a game show) stands for "Master of Ceremonies." It means that he is the host for a public or staged event. He presents performers, introduces people, makes announcements and keeps the program moving. If the MC is a female, we refer to her as the "Mistress of Ceremonies."


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    Re: the mistress of ceremony

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    The abbreviation MC (as in MC Hammer, or the emcee of a game show) stands for "Master of Ceremonies." It means that he is the host for a public or staged event. He presents performers, introduces people, makes announcements and keeps the program moving. If the MC is a female, we refer to her as the "Mistress of Ceremonies."
    Thank you.
    I understood your explanation for (mistress of ceremonies).

    But I could not understand the sentence (What does the mistress of ceremonies)
    I think it means (What does the Aishwary Rai?). [
    I thought, mistress of ceremonies here refer to (Aishwarya Rai) ]

    But it does not make sense.

    So, I am confused.


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    Re: the mistress of ceremony

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The Abhi-Ash wedding is set for next week. And what does the mistress of ceremonies- the proud mother of the groom, Jaya Bachchan have [??typo] to say about the soon-to-be daughter -in-law, Aishwarya Rai?


    Please explain the highlighted words.
    The bridegroom's family are organising the wedding and his mother is in charge, so she is the "mistress of ceremonies". The writer is speculating/wondering what she thinks of her son's fiancee.

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