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adapt • as along as • freckles
judgmental • original
  1. She is very of other people.
  2. He as lived here we can remember.
  3. Her are cute but she hates them.
  4. The movie was very . It has a great ending.
  5. It is always hard to a new work environment.
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Mixer 142 First Impression

Listen to the Mixer group talks about the first impression they had of their best friend.

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adapt

She helped me a lot with my studies and also adapting in a university.

When you adapt, you change your actions to better fit a new situation. Notice the following:

  1. He is having a hard time adapting to his new job.
  2. It is always hard to adapt to a new school.

as long as I can remember

I grew up with him and I knew him as long as I can remember.

We use the phrase 'as long as I can remember' to state that you have never known something to be different. Notice the following:

  1. He has been playing guitar for as long as I can remember.
  2. For as long as I can remember, that store has been there.

freckles

She had lots and lots of freckles.

Freckles are groups of tiny dots on people's skin. They are usually orange or light brown. Notice the following:

  1. I had lots of freckles as a kid but they are all gone now.
  2. Most people think freckles are cute.

judgmental

I am pretty judgmental when I see people for the first time

When you are judgmental, you are critical of other people. Notice the following:

  1. My mother is very judgmental of my friends.
  2. He is too judgmental for me. He finds something wrong with everyone.

original

She was really outgoing and very original.

Something that is original is not like anything else. Notice the following:

  1. That album is very original.
  2. The food at the Italian restaurant is very original.