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honest and open

straightforward

D: direkt

2

calm and able to deal easily with difficult situations

level-headed

D: ausgeglichen

3

trust sb to do sth for you

rely on sb

D: jmd vertrauen

4

Believeing good things will happen

positive

Opp: negative

5

not afraid of taking risks or try new things

adventurous

D: abenteuerlich

6

in character

by nature

D: von Natur aus

7

accept sth that is offered

Take sth up

D: etwas annehmen

8

knowing or realizing sth

aware of sth

D: bewusst sein

9

a particular quality or ability

strength

Opp: weakness
D: Stärke

10

having a lot of energy and a strong personality

dynamic

D: dynamisch

11

having new and imaginative ideas

creative

12

the opinion that people have about sb/sth based on what has happened in the past

reputation

D: Ruf

13

showing too much excitement and interest in sth

over-enthusiastic

D: übermotiviert

14

a ... person is very interested and works hard

motivated

15

think that sth is important and should have your attention

take sth seriously

D: etwas ernst nehmen

16

working hard at sth because its very important to you

dedicated

Syn: commited
D: engagiert, passioniert

17

think that sth is the most important thing in your life

live for sth

D: für etwas leben

18

constant support you give sb/sth because you feel duty or love towards them

loyalty

D: Loyalität