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Presents and gifts

present

noun

something that you give to someone, for example to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday

gift

noun

something that you give to someone as a present

valentine

noun

a card or present that you give to someone on Valentine’s Day

largesse

noun

money or presents given to a large number of people

surprise

noun

a present that you are not expecting to receive

freebie

noun

something that someone gives you that you do not have to pay for

book token

noun

a piece of paper of a particular value that can be used for buying books in a bookshop, usually given as a present

Christmas box

noun

a small present or amount of money given at Christmas to someone who delivers things to your house such as the postman

a little something

a present that you give someone to thank them, that is not very expensive

red packet

noun

a present of money inside a red envelope given to your younger relatives who are not married at Chinese New Year or at a Chinese wedding

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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