Chào mừng các bạn tiếp tục với chùm collocation Theo chủ đề, sau khi đã cày hết 21 collocation quen thuộc. Chủ đề hôm nay Linh giới thiệu với các bạn cũng cực kỳ thân thuộc và dễ trúng tủ lắm – 5 chùm chủ đề này nằm trong chùm chính là chủ đề PEOPLE nhé các bạn.
Topic 1 – Family
|includes all your relatives – uncles, cousins, great-aunts, etc.
|a map to diagram the relationships among your family members.
|A person who is related to you by a long series of connections
|loving family or close-knit family
|these expressions refer to a family that has good relationships, where everyone loves each other and helps each other.
|nothing to worry about when you were young.
|a family in which the relationships are bad or unhealthy
|the children experience abuse, poverty, or problems with the law
|that means a separation in which there were bad/angry feelings between the husband and wife.
|a prolonged legal battle involving lots of conflicts about the separation of the former couple’s assets (money and possessions).
|The decisions about the separation of assets
|A family in which there are divorces or separations
|custody of the children
|that refers to who has the primary responsibility of caring for the kids.
|grant joint custody
|the exhusband and ex-wife share the responsibility
|one parent takes their own respinsibitily
|pay child support
|regular payments to help with expenses for the kids.
|the ex-husband and ex-wife agreed to separate without fighting
|on good terms with each other
|to have a polite relationship without conflicts
|having a baby
|gets pregnant without being married or in a relationship
|have an abortion
|he deliberate ending of a pregnancy at an early stage
|give the baby up for adoption.
|due date or baby is due in
|The time when the baby is planned to arrive
|has the baby
|gives birth to the baby
|who will raise the child or bring up the child as if it was their own.
|raise the child
|bring up the child
Topic 2 – Relationships
|good friends or close friends
|friends with whom you have an especially strong relationship.
|love at first sight
|That’s when two people meet each other and immediately fall in love
|strong compatibility or connection between two possible romantic partners.
|their boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife
|two people are destined to be together
|have feelings for
|an indirect way to describe romantic feelings
|the feeling is not mutual
|the other person doesn’t feel the same way
|“he’s/she’s just not my type”
|be interested in people of a different type of personality/appearance.
|Love that is not returned
|childhood sweetheart or high school/college sweetheart
|a boyfriend or girlfriend from your childhood, teenage, or college years.
|one friend that the two people have in common.
|make a commitment
|the man proposes to the woman – he asks her to marry him.
|proposes to the woman
|the marriage is good
|has an affair
|they have sex with a different person (The expression “have an affair” is typically used only for married couples
|cheating on their husband/wife
|the expression “cheating on” can be used for married couples or for boyfriends/girlfriends.
Topic 3 – Appearance
|long, sleek, jet-black hair
|sleek = smooth and straight, jet-black = perfectly black
|pale blue eyes
|pale = light color
|a radiant complexion
|skin that appears healthy and full of energy.
|when a woman has large breasts and hips, but a small waist
|a thin waist
|bears a striking resemblance to
|looks extremely similar to a famous singer
|messy hair, it appears that the person doesn’t take care of their hair
|eyes that are far back in the person’s face)
|big eyebrows with lots of hair
|a beard with lots of hair
|beard and/or mustache
|body with a lot of muscles
|trim his beard
|cut his beard a little shorter
|comb his hair
|more or less beautiful/handsome
Topic 4 – Character & Behavior
|had a vivid imagination
|had a creative and colorful imagination
|liked to be friendly and sociable
|sense of humor
|ability to make other people laugh
|hurt my feelings
|made me sad, upset, or angry
|showed her true colors
|revealed her true personality
|played a prank
|did a trick
|bore a grudge
|continued feeling angry
|considered herself inferior
|a mean streak
|a “streak” is a tiny bit of someone’s personality
|come out of my shell
|become less shy
|have a thicker skin
|less sensitive to criticism
|speak their minds
|say exactly what they think, without considering the effects of the words on others
|have a tendency
|have a superiority complex
|consider myself superior to others
|swallow my pride
|stop being arrogant
|put others first
|consider the needs of other people more important than my own
Topic 5 – Feelings
|seething with anger
|ready to explode with anger
|it was obvious that she was disappointed
|show her feelings
|bottle up her emotions
|keep her emotions hidden inside her
|lost my temper
|lost control and shown anger
|a person who is very sad, confused, and upset
|overwhelmed with emotion
|when emotion is so strong that it’s difficult to think or speak
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