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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #125143: Vocabulary: Friendship
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    Vocabulary: Friendship


    In order to go through hard times, and of course when everything goes well, a few "key values" should be promoted.  

    Friendship is one of them... Let's deal with it today...  

     

    FRIENDSHIP:

     A friend  Friendship 
     A childhood friend   A close friend / an intimate friend         
     To like somebody  To take a liking to sb
     To make friends with                 To strike up a friendship with 

     

     

     friendly  friendliness 
     goodwill towards sb                   devoted (to)
     devotion to sb an acquaintance                            
     a comrade  comradeship 
     a companion 

     a mate/ a pal 

     a buddy (US)

     piety/ religiosity: devoutness/ religious devotion. 

     

    What's the difference between friendship and friendliness?

    Friendship (uncountable) is the condition of being friends.

    - Friendliness (uncountable) is the quality of being friendly.

     

     

    To be likeable...

     

     Affectionate  affection/ fondness                  
     Likeable/ nice/ friendly                  To be fond of sb

     sympathetic (showing or feeling compassion)=> to sympathise=>sympathy.

     

     

    EXPRESSIONS: 

    - a friend of mine/ yours/ his/ hers/ ours/ theirs/ Mary's/ the children's / one of my friends. 

    - a friend in need is a friend indeed! 

    - in a friendly way

    - to be fond of: to like

    - a token of affection: an object serving to represent affection. 

    - to have a liking for sb/ to like sb

    - to make friends with

    - To be on good/ friendly/ terms with sb

    - to get on well with sb: to be on good terms with...

    - to get on like a house on fire: to get on well with sb. 

     

    Definition of friend with benefits:

    • close companions whose friendship may contain romantic or sexual interest without an official commitment. 

     

    To get on very well...

     

    That's it, dear Friends! I'm sure you'll pass the test with Flying Colours! 

    Let's go for it! Thanks for working with me...  

     



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    1. 'Phil often looks grumpy, but he's really quite and pleasant when you get to know him.'



    2. Generous as she is, she’s now totally the cause she has been supporting for years.



    3. 'I’m so happy! Yesterday, I met my again and realised I had never been out of his mind.'



    4. As I think I have no other choice and should help him unconditionally.



    5. 'Don’t worry Ted, in your new school, you’ll a lot of people who have the same passion as you have.'



    6. 'Of course I have a lot of , but very few real friends I can count on.'



    7. 'On the whole, I my roommate, though he may be quite messy sometimes.'



    8. 'I know would lend me that money if I asked, but I’d rather manage alone.'



    9. ' is a value I believe in and have always been faithful to.'



    10. 'A has told me I could do that, and I know I can believe and trust him.'



    11. Lucy and Leo exchanged rings as a of their friendship before leaving for the exchange programmes abroad.



     

     

     








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