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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #107208: Colloquial terms to define people
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    Colloquial terms to define people


    Cronies :   Long-term friends especially from the Army

    Groupie/s :   girl/s who follow/s  a rock group 

    Silver spinster : a person who marries late in life

    Rookie :  a beginner, a starter  (sports, jobs). Somebody who is just doing or trying something for the first time

    Hoodie :  a person, especially young, wearing a sweat-shirt with a hooded top.

    Couch potato : a person who spends a long time sitting or lying down on a sofa, watching TV

    Computer potato :  a guy who downloads TV programs and watches them for hours on end

    Dork : an  awkward, incompetent  person

    Softie :   a romantic person who is easily moved

    Cyber bully : a person who threatens and frightens people, especially the young, on the Internet





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    1. The team won thanks to a who had joined the team at the last minute.

    2. My granddad usually meets his once a month to speak about the good old days in the Army.

    3. In her teens, she was a who always travelled with her favourite rock band.

    4. My aunt got married at 64: she's a real !

    5. Those frighten me at night because it's difficult to see their faces, especially in the dark.

    6. If you spend too much time in front of the TV, you'll risk being called a .

    7. How can she possibly trust such a ? He's so incompetent and stupid!

    8. Bob is a real : love stories move him to tears.

    9. All should be banned from the Internet because they bully young people.

    10. Trevor watches TV shows and movies on his computer for hours on end: he's becoming a .









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