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Countable and uncountable nouns

Homework

Sophie’s World (苏菲的世界

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/basic-grammar/countable-and-uncountable-nouns-1

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Vocabulary

插队-不按次序排队) jump [crash] a queue
It makes me mad when someone jumps the queue (= goes straight to the front).
有人插队的话我就会很生气。

queue-jump (v):to unfairly go to the front of a queue
插队
Please don’t queue-jump, we’re all here waiting for a long time, it’s not fair.

Philosophy-哲学

pessimist (n):a person who thinks that bad things are more likely to happen or who emphasizes the bad part of a situation:
E.g.: Don’t be such a pessimist!
E.g.: Change may not come as fast, or as brutally, as the pessimists fear.

pessimistic (adj):thinking that bad things are more likely to happen or emphasizing the bad part of a situation
悲观的
E.g.: The tone of the meeting was very pessimistic.
会议的气氛非常悲观。
E.g.: The doctors are pessimistic (= not hopeful) about his chances of recovery.
医生们对他康复的可能性表示悲观。

optimist (n):someone who always believes that good things will happen:
E.g.: She’s a born optimist (= someone who has always been optimistic).

optimistic (adj)
E.g.: She’s optimistic about the future.

Writing

Recently I find that my parents are suddenly becoming old. Their gery hair is obviously. They also afrid of becoming old, in that they have to dye their hair every month. My mom used to curl her long hair everyday,but now she cut her hair in order to dye hair easily. I want to be stronger to make them don’t be afraid any more, because I can take care of them.

Recently I found/realized that my parents are suddenly becoming old. Their gray hair is obviously/Their hair is obviously gray. They are also afraid of becoming old, because of that they have to dye their hair every month. My mom used to curl her long hair everyday, but now she cut her hair in order to dye the hair easily. I want to be/become stronger in order to make them less/ not afraid any more, because I can take care of them.