? Christmas Came Early ?

Lisa C. Newcomer Information

We are back for another article of “English Idioms for Newcomers“. Today let’s take a look at this idiom: “Christmas Came Early”.

Christmas is December 25, how can it possibly come early?

“Christmas came early” is used when something pleasant and surprising happens, such as

  • hearing unexpected good news
  • receiving gifts, presents, bonus, etc.
How to use it?
  • Use this idiom as an independent statement.
  • Add “it’s like”, “it seems” or “it looks like” before this idiom.
  • Add “for…” after this idiom.
  • Did you hear that Dave was just promoted? Christmas came early for him.
Variation of “Christmas came early”:
  • Santa came early

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