Posted by: crisdiaz24 | May 7, 2012

DOUBLE FACE – VOCABULARY UNIT 6 C

DOUBLE FACE

 

Double face: having two faces or two aspects, two sides.

To come to terms: to gradually accept a sad situation, often the death of someone you love.

To blend in: to look or seem the same as surrounding people or things and therefore not be easily noticeable.

Outsider: a person who is not liked or accepted as a member of a particular group, organization or society and who feels different from those people who are accepted as members.

To speak back: to make an impertinent or insolent reply; To make a belligerent response.

Fancy jewellery: Jewelry made from inexpensive metals and imitation or semiprecious stones.

Not to belong: not to be a member of sth; not to be part of sth; not to fit in.

Sour:     unfriendly or easily annoyed.

To clap: to make a short loud noise by hitting your hands together;       to clap your hands repeatedly to show that you like or admire someone or have enjoyed a performance.

Lasting: continuing to exist for a long time or forever.

Shame: loss of honour and respect.

Lasting shame: vergüenza eterna.

Scholarship: grant. An amount of money given by a school, college, university or other organization to pay for the studies of a person with great ability but little money.

To sue: to take legal action against a person or organization, especially by making a legal claim for money because of some harm that they have caused you.

Landlord: a person or organization that owns a building or an area of land and is paid by other people for the use of it. Owner.

Pigeon: a large usually grey bird, which is often seen in towns sitting on buildings in large groups, and is sometimes eaten as food.

To polish: to rub something using a piece of cloth or brush to clean it and make it shine. To improve sth by making changes.

To flash sth around: to intentionally make people aware that you have something valuable, especially in order to make them feel unhappy because they do not have it.

To stick to: to continue to support something or someone, especially in a difficult situation.

Bubbles: a ball of air in a liquid, or a delicate hollow sphere floating on top of a liquid or in the air.

Blessing: something which is extremely lucky or makes you happy.

I’m my own person: to be in control of your life and not allowing other people to tell you what to do.

To be mistaken FOR sth/ sby

Fate: what happens to a particular person or thing, especially something final or negative, such as death or defeat.

To show off: to behave in a way which is intended to attract attention or admiration, and which other people often find annoying.

Strength: a good characteristic.

 

It’s no use crying over spilt milk: SAYING, said to emphasize that it is useless to regret something which has already happened.

 

a blessing in disguise:  something that seems bad or unlucky at first, but results in something good happening later.

 

 


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