Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Holiday"

The meaning of "Holiday" in various phrases and sentences

Q: it should be over after the holidays. ne anlama geliyor?
A: It should be finished after the holidays.
Q: holiday abroad ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means to go vacation in another country (overseas).
Q: I was on holiday ne anlama geliyor?
A: 私は休みでした。
Q: my holiday ne anlama geliyor?
A: mi vacación! haciendo referencia a Navidad or Pascua and So on xD
Q: holiday inn (si es que lo tiene, es el nombre de un hotel de mi ciudad jeje) ne anlama geliyor?
A: holiday = dia libre/dia festivo/vacacion
inn = posada

posada vacacional

Example sentences using "Holiday"

Q: to be on holiday ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: He’s on holiday until the 7th, so he won’t be in his office. I can take a message for you if you’d like though.

We’re going on holiday to the Bahamas this year.

School’s not in session right now, they’re on holiday/they’re on break.

The office will be closed on holiday/out on holiday, effective Dec 23 through Dec 27. Work hours resume as normal Dec 28.

The Johnsons are away on holiday for the weekend. I heard they were going to Hawaii.
Q: Back from holiday ! (significa de vacaciones ??) ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I just got back from holiday
Q: holiday, vacation ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: 'I am going on holiday with my family'.
In the UK we don't use vacation. Vacation is used by the US.
Q: holiday ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Merry Christmas
Happy New Years
Happy Valentine's Day
Happy Birthday
Happy St. Patrick's Day
Happy Halloween
Happy Thanksgiving

Synonyms of "Holiday" and their differences

Q: holiday ve vocation arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Holiday and vacation mean the same thing. Examples "he has gone on holiday", "he's on vacation." "He's holidaying in Italy" or "He's vacationing in Italy".
Q: holidays ve vacation arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Yeah, use it for that too.

We were given a holiday (day off work) for the Royal Wedding.
The holiday period (Christmas/New Year) is always very busy.
My parents are going on holiday to Italy for a week.

It's kind of a flexible word! Saying 'holiday' instead of 'vacation' sounds weird to Americans though, so be careful. :)
Q: holiday ve vacation ve offday arasındaki fark nedir?
In English(US), "holiday" is used 3 ways.
1. For religious events (holiday = holy day)
"Good Friday is a Christian holiday, but most people still go to work and to school."
"Christmas is a holiday, and most people do not work on Christmas day."
"Valentine's Day is a small holiday. People go to work and school on Valentine's Day."

2. Any days that many people in the country do not work.
"Most people do not work on the holiday, Christmas."
"In the US, we have a holiday called, "Thanksgiving." Thanksgiving is always on a Thursday, and most people do not work or go to school."
"We have a three-day weekend next week, because Monday is a holiday."

3. Holiday = Break from work (official long periods of time not working, most people have off)
A: What did you do over the holiday?
B: I went with my family to Hawaii. What did your family do?

Holiday Examples: Christmas, New Year, Labor Day, Thanksgiving,

"Vacation" is used 2 ways.
1. Any official/approved periods of time off, a break.

(for everyone)
Spring Break = Spring Vacation, Christmas Vacation, Winter Vacation
"I do not have school for two weeks because Christmas Vacation begins tomorrow."

(for just one person)
"At my job, we get 14 vacation days each year. We can choose when to take them. I want to go skiing, so I will use 3 vacation days."

2. A fun, leisure trip to [a place].
"I went on a vacation to Hawaii with my family."

In English (US), we say, "day off". "Offday" is incorrect. "Day off" is used 2 ways.

1. (Part-time jobs) a day when you do not work. This kind of "day off" is scheduled, expected, regular, usual. This is often used with "my", "your", "their".
"This week, I will work at my job on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Friday is my day off."
"I want to go to the movies with Alice. I think Friday is her usually day off. I'll ask her to go on Friday."

2. (For any job or student) a day you do not have to work or go to school. Can be scheduled, regular OR a surprise, unexpected, irregular day.
"The electricity was not working, so everyone had the day off."
"Do you want to go shopping on Monday? I have the day off."
"I worked late every day last week, so my boss told me to take the day off."
Q: holiday ve vacation arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Both explanations are correct.

In US English, holidays are specific days in the year that are set aside for celebrations. For example, Christmas and New Years are holidays. Vacations, on the other hand, are longer periods of time that people usually take off for themselves (usually for traveling).

In UK English, you use holidays as well when talking about vacations. "I went on holiday to France" and "Let's go on holiday" would be the same as "I went on vacation to France" and "Let's go on a vacation" in US English.
Q: holiday ve vocation arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Holiday refers to a specific day (ie Christmas or thanksgiving). Vacation can be any time you take off work whether it's an official holiday or not

Translations of "Holiday"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? How do you spend you holiday?
A: In the past:
How was your holiday?
How did you spend your holiday?
In general:
What do you do on your holidays?
How do you spend your holidays?
In the present:
How are you spending your holiday?
How is your holiday going?
In the future:
What are you going to do on you holiday?
What do you plan on doing on your holiday?
How are you going to spend your holiday?
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? 休日は、楽しかったです! 北九州市に遊びに行きました。そして、カレーを食べました。美味しかったです。

That was so much holidays!

I want to Kitakyusyu city and ate curry.
So,it's delicious!

↑It's natural?
A: "The holiday was fun!

I went to Kitakyushu city and ate some curry. It was delicious!"
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? hello it’s a holiday today and i just slept all day
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz?

is it holiday days or just holidays?
A: Holidays. There is no need to say day twice :)
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? holiday in slang 😝
A: We don't have slang for the word Holiday itself, but I assume you mean " 'oliday." Here the H is replaced with a '

Other questions about "Holiday"

Q: "We do close for national holidays".
Why appears infinitive 'close' behind 'do'??
A: That's called the "emphatic" in English. It's used to emphasize what comes after it. It's usually pronounced with more stress than the surrounding words.

I do go to that store, just not very often. (Contrary to expectations, I go to that store...)
Q: What does "high holiday" in 162 mean?
A: Howard is Jewish and high holidays are Jewish religious holidays. Kosher is food that adheres to the Jewish dietary laws.
Q: I've just got back off holiday.

It means "I went on holiday and I have gone back home," doesn't it?

got back = returned

How about "off holiday"?

I learned "get back to work" and "get back to the house."
Do you have any other examples with "get back"?

A: The meaning of "I've just got back off holiday" is easily understood but it sounds a bit off.

I would say: "I've just got back from "

"Get back to work" usually (for me at least), means "you were goofing off and now you're going to resume your work" (i.e. not travel to your place of work).

Other "get back" examples (different meanings perhaps):

"Get back on track". <- implies something / someone was not on track (i.e. was deviating) and is now back on track (to their goals / objectives etc..).

"I'll get back to you" <- I can't give you an answer right here and now but I'll look it up and reply later.

"I'll get you back" <- revenge. i.e. it implies you hold a grudge and intend to even the score in the future - not exactly "get back" but it was fun including ;)

"When I get back from work, I treat myself to a nice cold beer everyday" <- more in line with your examples above.
Q: we are going to have 5days holidays in Japan next week. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: We are going to have a five-day holiday in Japan next week
Q: Even if holiday, My superior I dislike makes appearance in my brain. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Even if it's the holiday, my superior who I dislike appears in my brain

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