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Collocations describing Physical Appearance

Collocations describing Physical Appearance

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Today, we are about to share with you some phrases and expressions about appearance and personality. We hope that this post will be useful for you.

1 .Youthful appearance: to look young

Example: People always compliment on her youthful appearance.

2. Look young for your age: look younger for your age

Example: Her style of wearing makes her to look young for her age.

3. To be getting on a bit: to be getting old

Example: Recent years, my parents have been getting on a bit.

4. To bear a striking resemblance to somebody: to look very similar

Example: Everyone often says that I bear a striking resemblance to my father, which I really proud of.

5. To be good-looking: to be attractive

Example: She is the one I have a crush on who is really beautiful and good-looking.

6. To be well-built: to be muscular

Example: He has been working out for years, then he is well-built.

7. To be well-turned out: to look smart

Example: The guy who is wearing glasses and a yellow T-shirt is well-turned out.

8. To be overweight: to weigh more than is regarded as healthy

Example: Overusing fast food can cause to some health problem such as being overweight.

9. Shoulder-length hair: hair that comes down to the shoulders and no further

Example: She has shoulder-length hair, and a bright smile.

10. To lose one’s figure: to have a figure that has lost its toned shape

Example: Because she ate too much fast food recently, she lose her’s figure.

11. To get done up: to dress smartly

Example: Whenever she shows up in the public, she always get done up.

COLLOCATION AND PHRASES DESCRIBING PERSONALITY

1 . To be the life and soul of the party: a fun people, someone who is the center of activity

Example: He has always been the life and soul of every party that he took part in.

2. To hide one’s light under a bushel: to hide one’s talents and skills

Example: I have to say that she is the type of person hiding her light under a bushel.

3. To lose one’s temper: to suddenly become angry

Example: Please leave before I lose my temper.

4. Good sense of humour: the ability to understand what is funny

Example: The guy has a good sense of humour, then he always is the life and soul of the party.

5. Trustworthy: can be trusted

Example: I have known her for many years, so I must say that she is a trustworthy person.

6. Self- confident: believes in one’s own ability or knowledge

Example: My sister is self-confident, and she always believes on herself even when she has to speak in front of lots of people.

7. Self-assured: confident

Example: I want to teach my children to be self-assured from early ages.

8. Introverted: Someone who is shy

Example: In my opinion, people who is introverted cannot be a good leader.

9. Extroverted: having a confident character and enjoying the company of other people

Example: She is extroverted, and she really like to interact with other people.

10. Easy- going: relaxed and not easily worried about anything

Example: She is easy-going, and she never lost her temper.

11. To bend over backwards: to try very hard to help someone

Example: Peter has always bend over backwards to help me out whenever I am in trouble.

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