Flashcards in Physical Appearance Vocabulary Deck (33):
I've always thought she bears a striking resemblance to someone on TV ...I can't remember the name now.
To bear a striking resemblance :
To look very similar to
He has short cropped hair and has quite pointed face.
Cropped hair: very short hair.
Pointed face: the opposite of round face.
You shouldn't go out looking scruffy with disheveled hair.
Disheveled hair: Untidy hair
I don't see the point in getting dressed up to the nines unless you are going somewhere special
Getting dressed up to the nines:to dress very smartly or glamorously
My sister has a fair hair
He is also fair-skinned compared to me...
To be Fair-skinned: light skinned
I know some people get done up just to go to the shops...
To get done up: to dress smartly
My father is getting on a bit ... he is in his 60s.
To be getting on a bit:
To be getting old
We all go grey eventually and get hard of hearing.
Go grey: to have hair that is turning grey
To be hard of hearing: to find it difficult to hear.
I think we just need to grow old gracefully and not worry too much about how we look.
To Grow old gracefully:
To act om a way that embraces the fact that you are getting older.
She looks young for her age!
To look young for your age: to look younger than you are
We all go hrey eventually and start to lose our figure!
To lose one's figure: to have figure that has lost it's toned shape.
She has a lovely complexion And she is always well-turned out.
Complexion:natural skin colour and texture
To be well-turned out: to look smart
Approximately between 45-65
There is never a hair out of place...
To never have a hair out of a place: perfectly styled hair
She has shoulder-length hair
Hair that comes down to the shoulders and no further
Women especially are taken more seriously if they are good looking with a slender figure with perfect make up and so on...
slender figure: a figure that is tall and slim
A lot of hair
To wear glasses
To use spectacles
He is so well-built
To be Well-built: to be muscular
She is middle-aged but has a very youthful appearance.
Youthful appearance: to look young.
If u drink a lot of bear, you 'll certainly become plump.
Plump: polife form of fat
She has brunette, shoulder-length hair
person having dark hair skin and eyes;
Having dark hair skin and eyes.
Maryam is looking a bit chubby lately, isn't she?
(especially of children) fat in a pleasant and attractive way:
I need to lose this flab on my belly!
I was looking a bit falbby, so I've joined a gym.
soft, loose flesh on someone's body
She is quite muscular for a woman, he arms are bry toned.
He wished he was more muscular.
having well-developed muscles, related to muscles
She looks very ordinary without makeup.
Some models look vey plain when they take off their make up
Plain: (especially of a woman or girl) not beautiful .
If you want to go ahead in your job , you need to look presentable.
Giulio was looking quite presentable in a suit and tie.
I need to have a wash and make myself presentable for our guests.
looking suitable or good enough, especially in the way you are dressed:
She is very shapely.
used to describe something that has an attractive form, especially a woman's body or parts of a woman's body.