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Christmas Graduate

What Does "Christmas Graduate" Mean?

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"Christmas graduate" is an English idiom. It means "someone who completes high school or college in the middle of the academic year."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "christmas graduate" used in a sentence:
  • Though he's a Christmas graduate, he decided to walk in the spring ceremony with his friends.
  • Being a Christmas graduate, she started her job in January.
  • Some Christmas graduates choose to travel before the next academic term begins.
meaning for christmas graduate

What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Christmas Graduate" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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