The Weekend - Trick Or Treat (C0157)

A:  Trick - or -treat
B:  Tom, aren't you a littletoo old to be trick-or - treating?
A:  What are you talking about? Where is your Halloweenspirit? Didn't you ever dress up in a costume and go around the neighborhood trick-or-treatingwith your friends?
B:  Of course I did, but when I was ten! Trick -or-treatingis for kids, plus, I 'msure people will think you're a kidnapper or something, running around with kids NCP at night.
A:  Whatever, I'mgoing next doorI heard Mrs. Robinson is giving out big bags of M&Ms!

Key Vocabulary

give outto give for free, to give something
trick-or - treata children's Halloween practice of asking for trea
dress upattire in clothes suited to a particular role
kidnapperto seize and detain or carry away by unlawful forc
run aroundto go all over the place, to move quickly from one place to another

Supplementary Vocabulary

Goblinin folklore and fairy tales, an ugly creature that does evil or mischief to humans.
Hauntedinhabited or visited by ghosts.
Mummya corpse preserved by embalming, esp. one embalmed and wrapped by or in the manner of the ancient Egyptians.
Potiona mixture for drinking, esp. one that is supposed to have medicinal, magical, or poisonous effects.
jack-o'-lanternA pumpkin that is carved to look scary

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