F2F Class Notes (Sonia)
wage/salary (n): the amount you get paid
e.g my wage is higher than his wage
e.g i get paid minimum wage
pitiful (adj) makingĀ peopleĀ feelĀ sympathy
pity (V): to feel sorry for someone or something
e.g her life is pitifulĀ
e.g I pity you
bargain (n)something onĀ saleĀ at aĀ lowerĀ priceĀ thanĀ itsĀ trueĀ value
e.g you can find a bargain in some shopping malls
legion:aĀ largeĀ groupĀ ofĀ soldiersĀ whoĀ formĀ aĀ partĀ of anĀ army,Ā especiallyĀ theĀ ancientĀ RomanĀ army.
e.g aĀ legion of factory workers
metaphor: anĀ expression, oftenĀ foundĀ inĀ literature, thatĀ describesĀ aĀ personĀ orĀ objectĀ by referring to something that isĀ consideredĀ to haveĀ similarĀ characteristicsĀ to that personĀ orĀ object
e.gĀ “TheĀ mindĀ is anĀ ocean” and “theĀ cityĀ is aĀ jungle” are both metaphors.