HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

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VOCABULARY

TO WONDER = to have an interest in knowing or learning something; to think about something with curiosity.
TO MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS => This phrase is used as an INFORMAL and often somewhat IMPOLITE way to tell someone to stop watching or asking about something that is private.
BEHOLD! (interjection)= look!; see!
TO BUMP= to collide with; to hit against an object in a sudden and forceful way.
Bump

WHATEVER (slang)
PILGRIM= a person who makes a journey, often a long and difficult one, to a special place for religious reasons.

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SETTLEMENT= a place where people have come to live and where few or no people lived before.
FARMER= a person who operates a farm or cultivates a land.

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HARVEST= the season when crops are gathered from the fields or the activity of gathering crops.

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BLESSING= approval that allows or helps you to do something.

Thanksgiving crossword puzzle
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SIMPLE PRESENT OR PRESENT PROGRESSIVE?

Simple present or present progressive?

Answers

Taken from Alexander, L. G. (1998), Longman English Grammar Practice for intermediate students, Harlow, Longman