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got into • shout • insulting
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  1. She gets really angry if she feels like people are her.
  2. You are going to have to a little louder if you want him to hear you.
  3. He really weightlifting after high school and lost a lot of weight.
  4. Reading and music are both stress for him.
  5. I don't know if it sounds to you, but he prefers to be alone on holidays.
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1187 Soccer Emotions

Daniel and Valeria talk about strong emotions associated with soccer.

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get into

If it's an important match, you will really get into it even if you're not in the stadium.

When you 'get into' something, you become excited or involved in it. Notice the following:

  1. She has been getting into Indian food lately.
  2. Since moving to California, he has really gotten into biking.

shout

Which kind of things will you shout?

If you 'shout' something, you yell it in a very loud voice. Notice the following:

  1. My throat hurts from shouting all day at the game.
  2. He can't hear very well, so he shouts sometimes and thinks he is speaking normally.

insult

If they are not doing well you insult them.

When you 'insult' someone, you say something to hurt or offend that person. Notice the following:

  1. He usually tries to insult his girlfriend when they fight.
  2. I didn't mean to insult you. I was just trying to be honest.

sound weird

It might sound a bit weird.

You can say that something 'sounds weird' when the explanation or reason that you give is not what the listener would expect. Notice the following:

  1. Does it sound weird to you that I'm afraid of raw meat?
  2. I know it sounds weird to most people, but I really hate pizza.

stress relief

We see football as a kind of stress relief therapy.

Something that acts a 'stress relief' helps you reduce anxiety or stress in your life. It is something that makes you feel calm and more balanced. Notice the following:

  1. Some people hate exercise, but I use it as a kind of stress relief.
  2. Doing yoga is a huge stress relief for me.

 

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