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BBC Learning English: The English We Speak – Like turkeys voting for Christmas: we use this idiom as a metaphor when someone accepts a situation which will have a negative outcome for them.

Feifei and Rob are really looking forward to the Christmas break. But the boss wanted them to work on Christmas Day. Rob told the boss that agreeing to work on Christmas Day would be like turkeys voting for Christmas. Like turkeys voting for Christmas? What does this all mean? Listen and find out.

 

 

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