It's Christmas morning! Ashlie's got a lot to do to cook dinner for the family, but can she get Stephen to help?

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I see, thank you very much Mr.Kirk

Hi, i'd like to ask about what's sprout? I have never seen them before, and why did people eat it in the christmas dinner?

Hello angelali,

Sprouts are small vegetables that are a part of traditional Sunday dinners (and Christmas dinners) in Britain. Often called 'Brussel sprouts', they look like minature cabbages and are usually boiled in water.  People eat them because they are tasty and healthy!

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The LearnEnglish Team

hi l just wantto know what's it mean this sentence""it suits you""

Hi samiasamou,

'It suits you' is usually used to talk about clothes and it means that they (the clothes) look good on you.  Here, the comment is about a hat - the hat suits Stephen (he looks good with it on his head).

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The LearnEnglish Team

I think it is wrong decision, if you are using sprouts for a special meal. Because of it smells really terrible. :)

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This is very interesting Video, I like it. A question is why Ashlie was cooking lunch with Steven before, and then the family had dinner together ? A bit confused with this.

July Siu

What does this sentence mean "Who’s for turkey, then