Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
a parting gift
a parting gift
1) sth given when someone is leaving
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I received/was given a parting gift
A parting gift can be a present given to someone who is leaving, or a consolation prize given to a contestant who is not ultimately the winner. You might give a parting gift if you had been staying with someone in their home, or to someone leaving a company after working there for a long time. Parting gifts are given for different reasons all over the world. This is an informal expression.
Social Examples (Basic)
When I left my last job, Iwas given a lovely parting gift from the staff.
Mary had a party when she was leaving the country, and shereceived a lot of parting gifts from her friends and family.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The usual parting giftfor someone going into retirement is a clock.
I hope you will accept this voucher. We wanted to offer youa parting giftfor all your hard work on this project.
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