Quirky (adj.) Unusual and odd, but in a good way. Gimmick (n.) Something that is meant to impress but is not very useful. Vanity (n. / adj.) Being too interested in yourself and your appearance. Etiquette (n.) Acceptable and expected behaviour in a particular situation. Bugbears (n.) Things that annoy or irritate you.
(to have) a head for heights: A feeling of being comfortable in high places. Beauty is only skin deep: Someone’s character is more important than how they look. Don’t hold your breath: Phrase meaning: “don’t expect that a particular good thing will happen”. Code of conduct: Set of rules about how to behave in a certain situation. Stuck in a rut: Become too fixed in one kind of job or situation in life.
Beer belly: Slang expression describing a fat stomach, often caused by drinking too much beer over a long period of time. A big no-no: Something most people don’t like. Slurping (v.) Making a loud sucking noise when you drink something. Freeze-dried (adj.) (of food) quickly frozen and dried to preserve it. Hunk (n.) Strong, muscly and attractive man. * Muscly (adj.) musclier; muscliest; same as muscular.
Sprung up: Suddenly appeared. Thrown up: Built or made quickly and without much care. to stave off: To stop or keep away an unpleasant feeling. to spur on: To encourage someone to do something. to cope with: To deal with a situation successfully.
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