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    Christmas half times

    What is the meaning of Chrismas half times in the follwing sentence:

    ... you're the ones who turned thanskgiving into christmas half times

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    Re: Christmas half times

    I'm not a teacher, but I'll tell you what I gather:

    Halftime: an intermission between halves of a game or contest (as in football or basketball).

    So,
    ... you're the ones who turned thanskgiving into christmas half times
    could be:
    ... you're the ones who turned thanskgiving into intermissions between one Christmas time and the following one.


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    Re: Christmas half times

    Quote Originally Posted by alla View Post
    What is the meaning of Chrismas half times in the follwing sentence:

    ... you're the ones who turned thanskgiving into christmas half times
    This sentence makes no sense. Where did you find it?

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    Re: Christmas half times

    Thanks! So it's a form of criticism that " they" are underestimating Christmas... ?


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    Re: Christmas half times

    Quote Originally Posted by alla View Post
    Thanks! So it's a form of criticism that " they" are underestimating Christmas... ?
    It is a comment that Thanksgiving is being reduced from being a major festival in its own right to an intermission between one Christmas and the next Christmas.

    I agree with 2006 - it is a very odd sentence and it would be good to have the context.

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