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The funeral of Mahatma Gandhi was attended by millions of peopleHis father just died, so he has to take some time off work to arrange the funeral and all that.

The funeral of Mahatma Gandhi was attended by millions of people.

The global audience for the funeral of Princess Diana was estimated at over 2.5 billion people.

His funeral was a private ceremony attended only by family and a few close friends.

At my grandmother's funeral, my father read out a few lines from a book that she loved.

The old man sobbed sadly at the funeral of his wife.

Both weddings and funerals are important indicators of status in Hong Kong.

On August 17, 1977, more than 75,000 mourning fans attempted to visit the funeral of Elvis Presley at his home in Graceland.

The priest read a passage from the Bible during the funeral service.

Everyone was dressed in black for the funeral.

I hope that my funeral will be a celebration of life for those who remember me, rather than a sad occasion.

Elton John sang a special version of his song Candle in the Wind as a funeral tribute to Princess Diana.

A Chinese proverb notes that it is difficult to repay the gifts you get at a wedding or a funeral.

Yogi Berra once advised, Go to other people's funerals or they won't come to yours.

An Arab proverb advises us to attend funerals, but to avoid weddings.

A Creole proverb observes that a beautiful funeral does not necessarily lead to paradise.

A Japanese proverb advises, Don't call in the doctor after the funeral.

Discussion question: Describe a funeral in your culture.

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