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Dance to pop music.‘we disco danced on a cruise ship’
- ‘My mother would baby-sit every Saturday night whilst I disco danced the night away.’
- ‘Tickets will be on sale in advance and the organisers are hopeful that nobody will feel too old to disco dance the night away.’
- ‘Dressed in a ceremonial Army uniform, the Prince's double disco-dances in the aisle.’
- ‘She didn't know how to disco dance, so she mostly just wiggled her bottom and shook her fists.’
- ‘A Kingston schoolboy has received a prestigious Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Award after persuading his deputy headmistress to disco dance in the school assembly for sponsor money.’
- ‘People don't come to disco dance in front of the band; they pack it in close to the stage and watch the show.’
- ‘On Saturday night I bar hopped and disco danced the night away.’
- ‘Shadows disco-danced behind a white sheet, a fine visual addition to a sonically sumptuous show.’
- ‘I had a good figure, so I disco danced and showed off.’
- ‘I found myself disco dancing in a Mexico City nightclub surrounded by 20-year-old hipsters.’
- ‘He really won me over when he started disco dancing in the box office.’
- ‘Somehow he made it to Manchester University, where he has vivid memories of getting glammed up to disco dance with hairdressers from the local Vidal Sassoon salon.’
- ‘Does it seem a bit like watching your father disco-dancing at a family wedding?’
- ‘Remixes are for record geeks and idiots who disco dance in their living rooms.’
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