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Flashcards in L3- No Man is an island (individuality, Community) Deck (22)
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flaunt

/flɔːnt/
to show sth you are proud of to other people, in order to impress them:
He did not believe in flaunting his wealth. * She openly flaunted her affair with the senator.

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to participate
I feel uncomfortable if I'm forced to participate in group activities

to join in

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to be noticeable in

I don't like to be noticeable in the crowd. I'd rather look the same as every one else.

to stand out from
to fit in with
blend in with

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to dissociate myself from

My friends started going out late to nightclubs so I decided to dissociate myself from the group.

drop out of
opt out of
break away from

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abandon society
When people feel isolated and rejected, they sometimes abandon society altogether.

drop out of
opt out of

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assimilate in to
New migrants may feel that by changing to assimilate into their new community, they are losing some part of their individuality.

fit in with
blend in with

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harmful to society

anti-social activity

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tolerant attitude

open-minded approadch

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approved by society

socially acceptable

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suburban

suburban areas / streets / houses / life * life in suburban London
an area on the edge of a large town or city where people who work in the town or city often live:
Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne.

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conform

behave according to our accepted standards of behaviour

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peaceful

harmonious

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obey

observe

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social customs

social mores

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conventional

conserative

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traditions

heritage

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traditional wasy

customs

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norm

what is normal

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different from the group

unconventional

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an alternative social group

a counter-culture

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rebel against the traditional way of life

shun mainstream

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usual

standard