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Word List: Entertainment

entertain (1)

Word List: Entertainment

putting on a show that people can enjoy watching

It's fun that you can be in the US and watch New Year's fireworks on TV from all around the world.

entertain (2)

Word List: Entertainment

making the moment fun and enjoyable for everyone

Peter is a funny guy.  Hangin’ with him can be really entertaining.

flick

Word List: Entertainment

movie

There are so many new flicks out right now.  I’m havin’ a tough time deciding which one to see first.

full house

Word List: Entertainment

when all the tickets for a performance or sporting event are sold out

There was a full house at the concert, and everyone was on their feet dancin' and singin' with the band.  It was fly!

Golden Globes

Word List: Entertainment

an annual awards ceremony where American and foreign actors are given awards for their excellence in films and television

Each year, I love watching the Golden Globe Awards to find out who the winners are.

hangover

Word List: Entertainment

when someone drinks way more than s/he should and feels lousy the next day

One of the reasons I don’t like to drink is because sometimes I get a bad hangover.

heckler

Word List: Entertainment

a member of the audience who tries to disturb the performer by asking crazy questions or sometimes saying what appears to be mean, rude, or negative

There is often a heckler or two at a comedy show.

mocktail

Word List: Entertainment

a cocktail without alcohol

Yesterday after work, our office staff went to the local bar and had some mocktails. It was really nice to talk to everybody in a relaxed environment.

nightlife

Word List: Entertainment

entertaining yourself in the evenings outside of your home

I don't have much of a nightlife since I started working at the restaurant.