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Learn about appearance

Height
He is tall. He is short. He is normal height.
+ He is very tall. He is quite short. He is relatively normal height.

Build
She is skinny. (negative) She is fat. (negative)
She is underweight. (negative) She is overweight. (negative)
She is thin. (negative) She is plump. (neutral)
She is slim. (positive) She is stocky. (neutral)
She is slender. (positive) She is bonny. (positive) ^
!Note - if a man is fat (especially round the waist) we often say he has a beer belly.

Hair
blonde/fair hair brown hair red hair black hair grey hair
blonde brunette redhead - -

Eyes
   
grey eyes green eyes blue eyes brown eyes dark eyes
!Note! This is a black eye!

 

Type of hair
 
She has long hair. She has short hair. He has no hair. = He is bald. She has medium length hair. She has medium length hair. She has short hair.
+ She has long, black hair. She has short, black hair. - She has medium length , blonde hair. She has medium length, red hair. She has short, blonde hair.
++ She has long, straight, black hair. She has short, straight, black hair. - She has medium length, straight, blonde hair. She has medium length, wavy, red hair. She has short, curly, blonde hair.
or Her hair is long, straight and black. Her hair is short, straight and black. - Her hair is medium length, straight and blonde. Her hair is medium length, wavy and red. Her hair is short, curly and blonde.
+ She wears glasses  

 

 

Type of complexion
He is asian. He has light-brown skin. She is black. She has dark skin. He is white. He has fair skin. She is white. She has lightly tanned skin. She is white. She has very pale skin.

Other features
   
moustache beard chin forehead nostrils
eyebrows cheeks fringe lips teeth

 



Note!

bald, black, blonde, blue, brown, curly, fat, grey, long , medium,

overweight, pale, plump, red, short, skinny, slim, stocky, straight, tall, tanned,

thin, wavy and white

are all adjectives - they describe things

 

very, quite and slightly

are all modifiers - they change (modify) the adjectives.

 

And don't forget, being able to describe people is a very useful skillJ


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