FIREWORKS: meaning and examples
Tomorrow is San Juan and in Catalonia it is very typical to celebrate the eve of San Juan with Fireworks.
Today's word is: Fireworks
Meaning: a small explosive used to generate coloured lights, smoke, and noise for amusement (fuegos artificiales).
The concert ended with a magnificent display of fireworks.
It is illegal to sell fireworks to very young children, but I always see small children playing with them around San Juan.
The firework I hate the most is the banger (petardo).
Note: In American English, a banger is a firecracker.
The word Fireworks can also be used figuratively, to mean a display of anger or passion.
There were fireworks when her mother saw the tattoo on her shoulder!
Don't go near the accounts department today – there'll be fireworks after the auditor's report.
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