Idiom of the Day
give (someone) a blank check
to give someone the freedom or permission to do what they think is necessary
The new coach was given a blank check by the university to try and improve the team.
Celebration of Diwali
How to Celebrate Diwali
Diwali is a 5 day festival, celebrated to mark the triumph of good over evil. It is observed each year at some point during mid October to mid November in many countries such as India, Singapore, Malaysia, and Nepal, or where there are large Indian communities living such as in Canada, Britain, South Africa and New Zealand.Just as Christians regard Christmas as a special and important holiday, Diwali is a festival that has as much meaning for Hindus. Aside from Hinduism, other religions that celebrate this festival are Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Whatever your faith, you can join in the festivity that is The Festival of Lights .