- Why not go out to a "swankier" restaurant than usual (it doesn't have to be much more expensive), or just get dressed up in your party clothes for a special meal for two at home?
- The accident put an untimely end to the party.
- The clothes he wore to the party were in keeping with the occasion.
- The hard core in the party make all the decisions.
- He is an interested party and can not serve on the jury.
- Sure, his dad is a lush, but he's always the life of the party.