In Finland, we still eat a lot of vegetable dishes at Christmas time.In the old days, vegetables were grown on their own or were inexpensive to buy. Nowadays foreign dishes are popular. However, Emily´s family has traditional Christmas dishes.
Äidillä on ollut kiirettä. Musiikkihuoneen huonekaluja piti laittaa toisenlaiseen järjestykseen, sillä huoneeseen piti tuoda sivupöytä ruokia varten.
Mother has been busy. They had to move the piano into an other corner because they had to bring a side table for the food.
Isä on jossain ja muu perhe odottaa häntä päivälliselle.
Father is somewhere and the family members are waiting for him for dinner.
Isä on saapunut. He voivat aloittaa ruokailun nyt.
Dad has arrived. They can start eating now.