The word merry is a word you will often hear at this time of year.
We’d like to wish you all a very merry Christmas.
Merry is an adjective that means cheerful and lively, but it can also be used to describe someone who is slightly and good-humouredly drunk.
Everybody got a little merry at the Q Language Christmas party this year.
But what about the common English expression, the more the merrier?
Watch the video below where Richard Ford, Q Language English teacher, explains the meaning and gives an example of how you might use it.
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