Carnations are the traditional Mother’s Day flower. White carnations are worn to honor a mother who has passed away. Pink carnations represent gratitude and love and are worn to honor a mother who is still living while red carnations signify admiration.
Hello and welcome to episode 106…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… Share and share alike.
Share and share alike. … is a phrase that means it is good to share things equally and fairly… to take or distribute equal portions… everyone has an equal share
My mom told me to share the cookies equally with my younger sisters.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… Share and share alike.
My mom told me to share and share alike the cookies with my younger sisters.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … Share and share alike.
In this household, we share and share alike.
There’s enough work for everyone in the office, share and share alike. We have a deadline to meet.
If we win the lottery, let ’s agree to share and share alike the winnings.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
What habits do you have that remind you of your mother?
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to have or use (something) with others
We share a car together.
similar in appearance, nature, or form
The two cars are alike.
in the same way
My sisters and I dressed alike when we were younger.