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
Before you go, check out our English Learning tips articles!
Immigrant Services Calgary offers online language assessment services and referrals for clients in the Calgary area and Southern Alberta. Want to get in touch with one of our newcomer language specialists? Answer a couple of questions to help us know you better! Feel free to chat with us online if you have any questions.