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MAN

Vocabulary

IdiomsAppearancebe the spitting image of someone / be the spit= be identical to someone“You’re the spitting image of your mother!”“He’s the spit of his father!”like peas in a pod = be very similar“The two sisters are like peas in a pod.”like chalk and cheese / bear no resemblance to = not be similar at all“The twins are like chalk and cheese!”“He bears no resemblance to his father at all.”Agegetting on a bit / knocking on a bit = getting old“My parents are knocking on a bit now, but they’re still healthy and active.”on the wrong side of … = be older than (a certain age).“He’s on the wrong side of 40.”(You can also be on the right side of a certain age, which means you’re younger than that age.)be pushing … = be almost (a certain age)“I know she looks like a teenager, but she’s pushing 30 you know!”not look your age = appear younger than you are“She really doesn’t look her age.”(We also say “act your age” to mean that you behave in a way that’s right for your age: “Act your age! You’re at secondary school now – not at infants’ school.”not look a day over … = look young for your age“She looks so good for her age. She doesn’t look a day over 60!”Beautya head-turner = so beautiful / handsome that people turn their heads to look at you“Both their daughters are head-turners.”eye-catching = so beautiful / handsome that people notice you immediately“The woman who works in the shop is so eye-catching.”easy on the eye = nice to look at (this is a little old-fashioned)“He’s very easy on the eye, isn’t he.”drop-dead gorgeous = very beautiful / handsome“Her new boyfriend is drop-dead gorgeous.”tall, dark and handsome = a stereotypical description of a handsome man“So the fortune-teller told me I’d meet a tall, dark and handsome stranger.”the picture of … (health / loveliness) = look exactly like someone who is healthy / lovely, etc“You’re the picture of loveliness this morning!”not much to look at = not very attractive“Her new boyfriend isn’t much to look at, but he’s a seriously nice guy.”not a pretty sight = unattractive“I’m not a pretty sight in the morning.”look like the back end of a bus = very ugly“Frankly, I look like the back end of a bus before I put my makeup on!”Body sizea beanpole = very thin (bean poles are poles put in the ground for beans to grow up)“He was like a beanpole all the way through school.”as thin as a rake = be very thin“She’s lost a lot of weight and now she’s as thin as a rake.”to balloon = become fat quickly“Since she moved to the city, she’s ballooned in weight. She says it’s because she always takes public transport and never walks anywhere.”a bit on the large side = be a bit overweight“He’s been a bit on the large side ever since he stopped smoking.”Clothes And Stylehave good dress sense / have a sense of style = to know what clothes to wear“His wife has very good dress sense. She always looks great.”be a slave to fashion = follow fashion and buy a lot of clothes“My children have become slaves to fashion since they started secondary school.”be dressed to kill = wear clothes to impress people“You’re dressed to kill today. Have you got an important meeting?”look like you’ve been dragged through the hedge backwards = look scruffy and untidy“You can’t go out like that! You look like you’ve been dragged through the hedge backwards!”

Life stages

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Watch some films, read, memorize vocabulary and have some fun doing quizes.

Videos

Vocabulary

Quizes

Foetus: at this time, a baby is growing inside it’s mum’s wombInfant:a baby or very young childToddler: a child who has only recently learnt to walkChildhood: the period of life when they are a childTeenager:a person who is between 13 and 19 years oldAdolescence: the time in a person’s life when he or she develops from a child into an adultPuberty: the period of a person’s life during which their sexual organs develop and they become capable of having childrenMiddle age: the period of your life when you are neither young nor old, between the ages of about 45 and 60Retirement age: stopping work because you have reached a particular ageElderly/ Old age:people who are old

CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES

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PERSONAL DATA

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APPEARANCE

Body

Face

Hair

Eyes

Complexion

Special features

Height - wzrostmedium height - średniego wzrostuquite tall - dość wysokirather short - raczej niskishort - niskismall - małytall - wysokiBuild - budowachunky - przysadzisty, krępyemaciated - wychudzonyfat - grubyfit - wysportowanygaunt - wychudzonylong-legged - długonogamuscular - muskularny, umięśnionyobese - otyły, z nadwagąoverweighed - z nadwagą, zbyt grubyoverweight - z nadwagą, zbyt grubyplump - pulchnyround-shouldered - przygarbionyskinny - wychudzonyslender - smukłyslim - szczupłystocky - krępythin - chudywell-built - dobrze zbudowany

almond-shaped - w kształcie migdałablack - czarneblue - niebieskiebright - błyszczącebrown - brązowedeep-set - głęboko osadzoneexpressive - pełne wyrazugreen - zielonehazel - piwnepuffy - podpuchnięteslanted - skośne

chubby - pucołowataclean-shaven - gładko ogolonafreckled - piegowatalong - pociągłaoval - owalnapuffy - spuchniętaround - okrągłaspotty - z pryszczamisquare - kwadratowatriangular - trójkątnawrinkled - pomarszczona

clean - czystadark - ciemnadelicate - delikatnafair - jasnahealthy - zdrowapale - bladaradiant - promiennatanned - opalona

auburn - kasztanowebald - łysybalding - łysiejącyblond - blond, blondynblonde - blondynkabrunette - brunet, brunetkabushy - bujnecoarse - grube, mocnecurly - kręconedark - ciemnedark-haired man - szatyndark-haired woman - szatynkadyed - farbowanefair - jasnefine - cienkieginger - rudegreasy - przetłuszczające sięgrey - siwegrizzled - szpakowaty, siwiejącylong - długiemedium-length - średniej długościnatural - naturalneoily - tłustered - rudeshort - krótkieshoulder-length - o długości do ramionspiky - sterczącestraight - prostethick - gęstethin - rzadkiewavy - falujące

acne - trądzikbags under the eyes - podkrążone oczybandy legs - krzywe nogibeard - broda, zarostbeauty spot - pieprzykbirthmark - znamiębraid - warkoczbroad shoulders - szerokie barkibun - kok, koński ogonbunch - kitka, kucykbushy eyebrows - krzaczaste brwichignon - kokcontact lenses - soczewki kontaktowecreases - zmarszczkicrooked bite - krzywy zgryzcross-eye - zezdandruff - łupieżdimples - dołeczkifalse eyelashes - sztuczne rzęsyfreckles - piegifringe - grzywkahigh forehead - wysokie czołohighlights - pasemkaknock-kneed legs - krzywe nogimidget - karzełmole - pieprzykmoustache - wąsyoverweight - nadwagaparting - przedziałekpigtail - kucyk, warkoczykpimples - pryszczeplait - warkoczponytail - kucyk, koński ogonscar - bliznasideboards - bokobrodysideburns - bokobrodysidelocks - pejsyspots - krostystubble - mały zarosttattoo - tatuażwig - perukawrinkles - zmarszczkiwry smile - krzywy uśmiec

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