Trip the Light Fantastic

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Dancing in a versatile manner; to dance

Etymology:

  • John Milton was the one who used this particular expression in one of his poems “L’Allergro” back in 1632. Readers of this poem though that this saying is related to special dancing and this expression is still used these days.
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Jason is always the best in tap-dancing because he certainly knows the way to trip the light fantastic.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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