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Unit 24 - People


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acquaintance
(n) someone you know a little, who is not a close friend
adopt
(v) 1. to decide to start using a particular idea, plan or method 2. to take someone else's child into your family and legally make him or her your own child
ancestor
(n) someone who is related to you who lived a long time afo
citizen
(n) someone who has the right to live permanently in a particular country and has the right to the legal and social benefits of that country as well as legal obligations towards it
companion
(n) someone who is with you
dependant
(n) a child or other relative to whom you five food, money and a home
descendant
(n) a relative of a person who lived in the past
empathise
(v) to understand how someone feels because you can imagine what it is like to be them
extrovert
(n) someone who is very confident, lively and likes social situation
foster
(v) to look after a child as part of your family for a period of time because the child's parents cannot look after them
guardian
(n) someone who is legally responsible for another person such as a child, whose parents have died
introvert
(n) someone who tends to concentrate on their own thoughts and feelings rather than communicating with other people
partner
(n) 1. someone that you do a particular activity with 2. someone that you live with and have a sexual relationship with
peer
(n) someone who is of the same age as another person
predecessor
(n) the person who had a job or official position before someone else
sibling
(n) your siblings are your brothers and sisters
spouse
(n) a jusband or wife
stepmother/son/etc
(n) someone's stepmother/son/etc is the mother/son/etc because of a second marriage, not because of a biological connection
successor
(n) someone who has a position after someone else
sympathise
(v) to behave in a kind way and show that you understand someone's problems