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The coming of night and day



when day breaks, it starts to get light in the morning

close in

if night or darkness closes in, it becomes night, or it gets darker

night falls

when night falls, it becomes dark



the appearance of the sky when the sun first appears in the morning



the appearance of the sky when the sun goes down below the horizon at the end of a day



the light from the sky at twilight

draw out

when the days draw out, it remains light for longer because it will soon be spring

draw in

when the nights or days draw in, it becomes dark earlier in the evening because it will soon be winter

the dawn chorus


the sound of birds singing at dawn



if a day or morning dawns, it begins to get light

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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