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bridezilla

bridezilla English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Jul 22 2019

Themes: Family, Party, Romance, Time

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“So, lately, the wedding planning has been a little stressful. But it’s been super fun! I just really don’t want to be a bridezilla.”

—Ebaby!’s Kat, speaking about the stress of wedding planning

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Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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bride who is stressed and crazy before her wedding

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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While planning for her wedding, Kat is having lots of fun. But the experience is also very stressful! Kat is trying to stay calm and enjoy herself because she doesn’t want to become a bridezilla.

Bridezilla is a portmanteau, a combination of two words. In this case, bride is combined with Godzilla. It means a bride who has become a monster because of stress. Did you ever see a bridezilla? How would you stay calm before your wedding?

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Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“My sister was a total bridezilla. She yelled at me every day for months before her wedding.”

“My mother-in-law might turn me into a bridezilla before this wedding is done!”

“Jessica didn’t want to be a bridezilla, so she asked for a simple wedding.”

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