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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126044: At the hairdresser's : haircuts
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    At the hairdresser's : haircuts


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    HOW OUR HAIR CAN BE:

     

    - to have the wind in your hair, to feel the wind in your hair, to feel your hair blowing in the wind.

    - to have dishevelled hair (UK), to have disheveled hair (US), to have scruffy hair, to have tousled hair.

    - a highlighting, a balayage.

    - curly.

    - shiny hair.

    - brittle.

    - short.

    - fuzzy, frizzy, kinky.

    - with messy hair, with unkempt hair.

    - soft.

    - thick, bushy.

    - brilliant, bright.

    - tousled, dishevelled (UK), disheveled (US), ruffled.

    - tangled out, tangled.

    - dishevelled (UK), disheveled (US), unkempt.

    - thick.

    - sparse.

    - a cowlick, a tuft of hair.

    - fine, thin.

    - messy, loose.

    - split end.

    - slicked.

    - greasy, oily.

    - thick, heavy.

    - shaggy.

    - unmanageable hair.

    - light.

    - long.

    -  heavy.

    - a strand, a strand of hair, a lock, a lock of hair.

    - wavy.

    - bleached hair.

    - a perm, a curly perm.

    - thin.

    - sticky.

    - the end.

    - tidy, clean.

    -  the root.

    -  straight.

    - sparse.

    - rough.

    - dirty.

    - dry.

    - supple.

    - silky, silken.

    -  tired hair.

    - a mane of hair, a shock of hair, a mop of hair.

    - braid.

    - a tuft, a clump.

     

    FASHION ACCESSORY:

    - a headband.

    - a beret.

    - a sand dollar, a French beret, a Basque beret.

    - a tam o'shanter, a tam-o'-shanter, a tam. Pour les femmes on dit a tammy.

    - a hat, a wolly hat, a beanie, a beany.

    - a bobble hat (UK), a bobble cap (US), a knit cap (US).

    - a hood.

    - a bow, a hair ribbon.

    - a cap, a peaked cap, a baseball cap.

    - a hat.

    - a diadem, a circlet, a tiara.

    - a fez.

    - a scarf.

    - a headband, Alice band.

    - a turban.

     

    THE LENGTH OF THE CUT FROM SHORT HAIR TO LONG HAIR:

    - a clear-cut.

    -  a clearcutting, a clearfelling.

    - a tonsure.

    - a bald patch.

    - short hair, to be short-haired, to have short hair.

    - a crop.

    - a brush cut.

    - a pudding basin cut (UK), a pudding basin style (UK), a bowl cut (US).

    - a bob, a bob cut.

    - to have a short bob.

    - a layered cut.

    - mullet.

    -  an Afro hairstyle.

    - mid-length, medium-length.

    - long hair.

    -  ringlets.

    -  a bun.

    -  a French twist.

    -  bunches (UK). Pigtails.

    - sideburns.

    - a fringe (UK). Bangs (US).

    -  frizz, tightly-curled hair.

    -  a plait (UK). A braid.

    - cornrows.

    - dreadlocks.

    -  a ponytail.

    -  the parting (UK). The part (US).

    - the scalp.

    - baldness.

    - receding hairline.

    - the regrowth.

    - extensions.

    - a hairpiece.

    - a wig, a rug.

    -  hairy, dishevelled (UK), disheveled (US), rough, unshaven. Shaggy. Tousled

    -  to have highlights put in one's hair.

    -  to have a set.

    -  a cut, a hairdo, a haircut.

     

     AT THE BARBER'S:

    - a beard.

    -  a stubble.

    - a goatee.

    -  a clipper beard.

    - a moustache.

    - a beard trimmer.

    - a razor.

    - a combover.

     

    PROBLEMS:

    - parasitised (UK). Parasitized (US).

    - a nit.

    - a flea.

    -  a louse. Plural: lice.

    -  an allergy.

    - dandruff, flake of dandruff, dandruff flake.

    -  hair loss, alopecia.

     

    Photos from Pixabay (adapted)

     

    Maintenant, c'est à vous.

    Amusez-vous bien et bonne chance !

     



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    1.  Every week, her hair is gathered in a heavy , to go to school because of lice.

     

    2.  This man has a chestnut . He's gone to his hairdresser's, not long ago.

    3.  Mylčne has a medium-length brown . This cut fits her perfectly.

    4.   As many men, being older, he has got a .

    5.  Don't you find this is a pretty hairstyle to have a ?

    6.  This pretty fair-haired woman adopted a short .

    7.   Sophie had and a too long fringe when she was a little girl.

    8.  It took a long time to make all these ,insomuch as she has long curly hair, hasn't she ? 

    9.  Despite her , she was very pretty!

    10.  Chloé is proud of her tidy long   : she takes care of herself!










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