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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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3 -- 3rd time's a charm (third)

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after 1 time, then 2 times, and a 3rd time = success

So keep trying to find the perfect engagement ring – 3rd time’s a charm.

3 -- triple digits

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3 single-digit numbers -- 100-999

It’s ‘gonna’ be really hot today.  The temperature is expected to hit triple digits.

3 -- triple threat

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someone who is especially good in three different fields or in three different skills in the same field

I know that Armando is a triple threat, and I'm sure we can learn from her success.

30 -- big 3 0 (three 0) 4 0 (four 0) 5 0 (five 0), etc.

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a milestone birthday

My mom is celebrating her big 5 0 at a resort in Hawaii. Just her and dad are going, so grandma is staying with us.

4 -- 4-eyes (four)

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what a kid might say to another kid who wears glasses, which can be hurtful

When I was a kid and someone called me 4-eyes, I would say, “4 eyes are better than two!”  I felt better that way.

4 -- 4-square (four)

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a popular game on elementary school playgrounds where 4 children hit a ball into each other’s squares

When I was a kid, I loved to play 4-square at recess.

4 -- 4th base (get to fourth base)

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a home run! (Take a guess!)

There's not going to be a 4th base with Annette and I because she wants to wait.  

5 -- 5 o'clock shadow (five)

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by early evening when some men have stubble on their faces looking like they need to shave agains

Some men get 5 o’clock shadows by 4 o’clock in the evening.

5 -- 5K run (five)

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running 5 kilometers or 3.1 miles

It’s a lot of fun to participate in a 5K run in New York City.