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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #123912: Vocabulary: character and personality
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    Vocabulary: character and personality


    I) CHARACTER and TEMPERAMENT:

        

     

     To mould sb's character 

     To be good/ ill-natured

     To be good/ bad tempered 

     To be of a cheerful disposition

     To be cheerful by temperament                         

     To be cold/ passionate by nature                 
     A good quality A bad quality/ a fault 
     A failing/ a shortcoming Innate 
     Individualistic  To be balanced (balance)
     To be changeable  To be unstable 

     

            

      Optimism vs pessimism                         To be unstable

     

     Optimistic 

     An optimist

                

     Pessimistic

     A pessimist 

     Optimism                                                    Pessimism 
     Optimistically                                                        Pessimistically                                                        

     

         

     

     Shy/ timide/ bashful  Tough 

     Shyness/ timidity/

     Bashfulness 

     Strong/ strength 
     Weak/ weakness                                                        To have a weakness for sth                                        
     Spineless To be liable to do sg
     To be inclined to do  To tend to do sg => a tendency to 
     To have leanings towards sth                             To be liable/ prone to do 

     

    II) BEHAVIOUR. 

     To behave                                                                To behave (well)                                                   
     To misbehave 

     A misdemeanour

     A misbehaviour 

     Decent                                                                        Proper 
     Morals  Virtuous/ a virtue                                         
     To have a good/ bad reputation                    Immoral 
     Indecent  Depraved 
     A pervert  Perverted 

     FAUX-AMI : vicious= dangerously hateful and ready to do violence; immoral or evil

     

            

     

                To act on impulse 
      Apathetic
     

     An eccentricity

     A quirk (of character)              

      Whimsical 
     

     To be in a bad mood 

     To be out of humour                                           

      Moody  

     

     FAUX-AMI: lunatic= an insane person. 

     

     

    III) A FEW EXPRESSIONS: 

     

    - That's just like him/ That's in character (for him)

    - To have a reputation for/ being generous/ generosity

    - To feel in the mood for doing stg

    - To be in the right (kind of) mood for doing stg


           

     

    Now, go for the test! I give you THE FORCE!  

     



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    1. He is self assured and very well . His decisions are always judicious and he never hesitates.



    2. Your Mum is and always encourages people to persevere.



    3. My main is my lack of self-confidence, but it’s getting better, I promise.



    4. «You must understand you’ll be all the words you’ll say and all the mistakes you’ll make.»



    5. Remember that if you again at school, you’ll be expelled permanently and that will be the end of your education in the country.



    6. Paul’s desire to work abroad was just a and he didn’t fill in any of the necessary forms to be allowed to do it.



    7. Dorothy has had very important psychological issues and is still very and unbalanced at present.



    8. «Of course, I’m not surprised. Making such a fuss for nothing is



    9. «Really, she’s in such that it’s better to let her cool down just now.»



    10. Since she has moved and left her friends behind, Ellen hasn’t been parties.



     

                                              








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