a time of rest from work
"we get two weeks of vacation every summer"
"we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
"no mail is delivered on federal holidays"
"it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Glomax thought that Tony had been idle, and had made a holiday of the day.
出自： A. Trollope
He was sure she would find a nice holiday abroad very restorative.
出自： A. S. Byatt
Separated at school the boys remained apart during the holidays.
出自： J. Mortimer
He was holidaying in a hotel with a magnificent view.
出自： R. P. Graves
误 He will have a seven days' holiday next month.
正 He will have a holiday of seven days next month.
正 He will have a seven-day holiday next month.
正 He will have seven days' holiday next month.
析 在表示“放多少天假”时只能用a holiday of...days或...days holiday。
误 She's going on holidays to Hong Kong.
正 She's going on holiday to Hong Kong.
析 holiday用于短语go〔be〕 on holiday时,只用于单数形式。