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sense of humor • turn off • dealt with
 tolerant of • respectful of
  1. You have to be the horrible music that your teenagers listen to.
  2. She has an excellent about the problems in this company.
  3. He isn't very women.
  4. Emailing me 20 times a day is a huge .
  5. I have that customer before and she is very difficult.
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945 A Good Date
Melissa shares what she thinks makes a good date..

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sense of humor

We have the same sense of humor.

Someone with a great sense humor likes to joke and laugh: Note the following:

  1. He has a great sense of humor.
  2. He is so boring. He has no sense of humor at all.

turn off

What could a guy do to really turn you off?

When something or someone turns us off, it means we form a negative impression.  Note the following:

  1. Talking with food in your mouth is a big turn off.
  2. She was turned off by his poor choice in clothes.

dealt with

People who deal with customers in the service industry are generally more polite.

To deal with someone or something means we tolerate a negative situation or contact.  Note the following:

  1. Waiters often have to deal with rude people.
  2. I do not want a job where I have to deal with custumers.

tolerant of

They're generally more tolerant of waiting staff.

A tolerant person does not get angry with behaviour or opinions that are different from his or her own.  Note the following:

  1. Our boss is very tolerant of our inexperience.
  2. He is tolerant of people from all different backgrounds.

respectful of

I like to date a guy who's respectful of other people.

Someone who is respectful is polite to others.  Note the following:

  1. He is very respectful of his elders.
  2. The winning team should be respectful of the losers.