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Customs and traditions

custom

noun

something that people do that is traditional or usual

tradition

noun

very old customs, beliefs, or stories, considered together

practice

noun

a way of doing something, especially as a result of habit, custom, or tradition

institution

noun

an important tradition on which society is based

legacy

noun

something such as a tradition or problem that exists as a result of something that happened in the past

manners

noun

the customs or accepted social behaviour of a particular group of people

mores

noun

the traditional practices and moral values of a particular society or group of people

local colour

noun

interesting details about the typical features, customs etc of a place

trick or treat

noun

a custom in which children visit your home at Halloween and say ‘Trick or treat?’ as a way of asking for sweets

first footing

noun

the tradition in Scotland of visiting people as soon as the New Year starts

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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