funeral


funeral
01. His father just died, so he has to take some time off work to arrange the [funeral] and all that.
02. The [funeral] of Mahatma Gandhi was attended by millions of people.
03. The global audience for the [funeral] of Princess Diana was estimated at over 2.5 billion people.
04. His [funeral] was a private ceremony attended only by family and a few close friends.
05. At my grandmother's [funeral], my father read out a few lines from a book that she loved.
06. The old man sobbed sadly at the [funeral] of his wife.
07. Both weddings and [funerals] are important indicators of status in Hong Kong.
08. On August 17, 1977, more than 75,000 mourning fans attempted to visit the [funeral] of Elvis Presley at his home in Graceland.
09. The priest read a passage from the Bible during the [funeral] service.
10. Everyone was dressed in black for the [funeral].
11. I hope that my [funeral] will be a celebration of life for those who remember me, rather than a sad occasion.
12. Elton John sang a special version of his song "Candle in the Wind" as a [funeral] tribute to Princess Diana.
13. A Chinese proverb notes that it is difficult to repay the gifts you get at a wedding or a [funeral].
14. Yogi Berra once advised, "Go to other people's [funerals] or they won't come to yours."
15. An Arab proverb advises us to attend [funerals], but to avoid weddings.
16. A Creole proverb observes that a beautiful [funeral] does not necessarily lead to paradise.
17. A Japanese proverb advises, "Don't call in the doctor after the [funeral]."

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  • Funeral — Fu ner*al, a. [LL. funeralis. See {Funeral}, n.] Pertaining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Funeral pile} or {Funeral pyre}, a structure of combustible material,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Funeral — Студийный альбом Arcade Fire Дата выпуска 14 сентября 2004 …   Википедия

  • funeral — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. funérailles (pl.) funeral rites (15c.), from M.L. funeralia funeral rites, originally neuter plural of L.L. funeralis having to do with a funeral, from L. funus (gen. funeris) funeral, funeral procession, burial rites;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Funeral — Fu ner*al (f[=u] n[ e]r*al), n. [LL. funeralia, prop. neut. pl. of funeralis of a funeral, fr. L. funus, funeris, funeral: cf. F. fun[ e]railles.] 1. The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Funeral — Album par Arcade Fire Sortie 14 septembre 2004 et 28 février 2005 Durée 48:12 Genre Indie Rock Label …   Wikipédia en Français

  • funeral — adjetivo 1. Del entierro o las exequias: La misa funeral será el lunes. Sinónimo: funerario. sustantivo masculino 1. Ceremonia religiosa que se hace por un difunto: Se celebró ayer un solemne funeral. Al funeral asistió muchísima gente …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • funeral — ► NOUN ▪ a ceremony in which a dead person is buried or cremated. ● it s one s funeral Cf. ↑it s one s funeral ORIGIN Latin funeralia, from funus funeral, death, corpse …   English terms dictionary

  • funeral — [fyo͞o′nər əl] adj. [ME < LL funeralis < L funus (gen. funeris), a funeral < ? IE * dheu , to pass away, DIE1] of or having to do with a funeral n. [ME funerelles (pl.) < OFr funerailles < ML funeralia < neut. pl. of funeralis]… …   English World dictionary

  • Funeral — Studioalbum von Arcade Fire Veröffentlichung 2004 (Europa 2005) Label Rough Trade Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • funéral — ⇒FUNÉRAL, ALE, AUX, adj. Rare. Qui a rapport aux funérailles. Cérémonies funérales. Narcisse... (...) effeuille aux mânes du défunt Sur ce vide tombeau la funérale rose (VALÉRY, Alb. vers anc., 1900, p. 83). Au fig. Lugubre. La gondole, espèce de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • funeral — s. m. 1. Condução aparatosa de um cadáver. 2. Virada para baixo (a arma). 3. Oblíquas (as vergas do navio). • adj. 2 g. 4. Fúnebre; funéreo. 5. em funeral: a meia haste (a bandeira) …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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