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Top 8 Fright Night Phrases

Secretly, we all wish we were still young and wide-eyed enough to put enough effort into that perfect costume, to go trick or treating with an empty pumpkin or pillow case in hand and fill with free candy.

So before you get all the candy and begin to sort out all your favorite Snickers, Milky Ways, and “good candy” from the Mounds, Almond Joys and “bad candy,” here are some common phrases to know for Halloween万圣节 (wàn shèng jié):

1. 面具 (miànjù): mask

您可以跟小朋友一起创作面具

“nín kě yǐ gēn xiǎo péng yǒu yī qǐ chuàng zuò miàn jù

“You can create masks with the children.”

 

2. 糖果还是捣蛋 (táng guǒ hái shì dǎo dàn): trick or treat

我们熟知的南瓜灯,假面舞会,糖果还是捣蛋都在这个节日里非常热闹的体现出来

“wǒ men shú zhī de nán guā dēng, jiǎ miàn wǔ huì, táng guǒ hái shì dǎo dàn dōu zài zhè ge jié rì lǐ fēi cháng rè nào de tǐ xiàn chū lái”

“We’re familiar with the Jack O’Lanterns, masquerades and trick or treating reflected in this lively festival.”

 

3. 南瓜灯笼 (nán guā dēng lóng): Jack O’lantern

小朋友也会收到一个小南瓜灯笼

“xiǎo péngyǒu yě huì shōu dào yī gè xiǎo nán guā dēng lóng

“Children also recieve a small Jack O’Lantern

4. 讨糖 (tǎo táng): to go trick or treating

陆陆续续有孩子来讨糖

“lù lù xù xù yǒu hái zi lái tǎo táng

“Children came one after another to trick or treat

 

5. 鸡皮疙瘩 (jī pí gē da): goosebumps

我一看到儿子被拎耳朵的照片,就浑身发抖起鸡皮疙瘩

“wǒ yī kàn dào ér zi bèi līn ěr duo de zhào piàn, jiù hún shēn fā dǒu qǐ jī pí gē da

“As soon as I saw the picture of my son being pulled by the ear, my whole body shook and got goosebumps.”

 

6. 恶作剧 (èzuòjù): mischief, play practical jokes

喜欢恶作剧的朋友可以在万圣节的时候吓吓害怕虫子的朋友

“xǐ huan è zuò jù de péng yǒu kě yǐ zài wàn shèng jié de shí hou xià xià hài pà chóng zi de péng yǒu”

“Those who like to play tricks can scare their friends who are afraid of insects on Halloween.”

 

7. 闹鬼 (nào guǐ): haunted

真是挺吓人的,我还以为闹鬼了呢

“zhēn shi tǐng xià rén de, wǒ hái yǐ wéi nào guǐ le ne”

“It’s really rather scary, at first I thought it was haunted

 

8. 毛骨悚然 (máo gǔ sǒng rán): absolutely horrified

让人毛骨悚然的怪兽

 “ràng rén máo gǔ sǒng rán de guài shòu”

“strange animals that make you horrified”

 

So let’s review our list before venturing off into the dark.

Costume? .. check!

Empty Jack O’Lantern? .. check!

Top 8 Fright Night Phrases? .. check!

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