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ACTIVATE B1+ Unit 1

Specific vocabulary from Unit 1

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illegible (adj)

illegible (adj)

Definition: something that is not clear to read.
For example: My doctor's handwriting is illegible.

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Baggy

Baggy

not closely constrained or constricted or constricting.

Example Skaters always wear baggy clothes.

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wardobe

wardobe

Its a furniture where you can keep your clothes
EX: my wardrobe is a disaster, i have to order my clothe

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be the center of attention

be the center of attention

its when all the people pay attention for one person

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tend (v)

tend (v)

When someone usually does something

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MENTOR

MENTOR

Mentor it's a person that guide you for something that you don't know how do it .It's something like a teacher.

For example: a cheff master that teach you to cook

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variety (n)

variety (n)

Different types of a same thing

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Build (noun)

Build (noun)

the type of body that a person has.

Example she has a slender build

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Try on

Try on

its when someone put on some clothes before buying

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Send out the wrong signals

Send out the wrong signals

When you don't express correctly and people don't understand correctly.

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Body language

Body language

Is a way to communicate whit out use words and letters
EX: the mimes talks always whit body language

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PORTFOLIO

PORTFOLIO

It's a carpet for put important things .

For example: put important pictures,papers or CV .

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Catwalk

Catwalk

the raised structure that models walk along in a fashion show.

Example: Top models walk on the catwalk on a fashion show.

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wear out

wear out

its when something becomes old and starts to break

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eye contact

eye contact

Is when you look at the eyes to someone
EX: i was so embarrass that i cant make eye contact whit him

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stand out in a crowd

stand out in a crowd

when you call the attention while you are in an crowd

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Express yourself properly

Express yourself properly

Say things in a correct way.

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makeover

makeover

Synonym: transformation.
For example : My mom had a style makeover and she is unrecognizable .

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take off

take off

you take off something when you quit it from its old place

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wrap up

wrap up

To arrange or fold something about as cover or protection

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Catch on

Catch on

Become popular

Example: It's surprising how quickly new fashions catch on.

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Do up

Do up

close or fasten clothes with buttons.

My sister helped me to do up my buttons.

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Adventurous

Adventurous

People who take risks, adventures or challenges.

Example: My mother is adventurous, she is fifty and she climbed a mountain.

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Cheerful

Cheerful

Happy, or behaving in a way that shows you are happy

Example: She's feeling more cheerful today.

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catwalk

catwalk

Definition :is a platform that models walk to show clothes
For example:Tomorrow , my friend has a parade ... She is very nervous because she has to walk in the catwalk .