Are there any childhood friends that you see once in a blue moon? Or places you adore, but don’t have time to visit often? In today’s video, Dara shares a handy idiom for describing these rarely occurring events or experiences.
Enjoy the video below!
If you get two full moons in one month, the second one is called a blue moon. This is a pretty rare event, so this phrase means very rarely.
But how do we use this phrase in context? Let’s see:
- I only go to the cinema once in a blue moon. The last movie I saw was… Avatar, I think.
- Anne isn’t much of a drinker. She’ll have a glass of champagne once in a blue moon, like at a wedding or whatever, but that’s about it.
- Paul and I used to hang out all the time, but now we only see each other once in a blue moon.
So, what do you do once in a blue moon?
Now, take a look at the questions below and see if you can use this phrase in a sentence.
- Are there any friends from school that you fell out of touch with? Do you run into them from time to time around your hometown?
- Are there any hobbies that you enjoyed as a child or a teen that you rarely participate in now?
- What kind of treats do you give yourself on a really special occasion? A tasty cake? A bottle of Champagne? A trip to the spa?
Let us know in the comments section below!
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