9 thg 8, 2011
Từ vựng mô tả cảm xúc (phần 1/2)
angry: "She was angry with her boss for criticising her work."
"She was annoyed by his comments."
appalled = very shocked:
"They were appalled to hear that they would lose their jobs."
apprehensive = slightly worried:
"I felt a little apprehensive before my interview."
"How could you say such a thing? You should be ashamed of yourself!"
at the end of your tether = completely fed up:
"The children have been misbehaving all day – I'm at the end of my tether."
bewildered = very confused:
"He was bewildered by the choice of computers in the shop."
betrayed = when someone breaks the trust you have in them:
"He betrayed my trust when he repeated my secret to everyone."
"I'm sorry I forgot your birthday – I was confused about the dates."
confident = sure of your abilities:
"I'm confident that we can find a solution to this problem."
cheated = when you don't get something that you think you deserve:
"Of course I feel cheated – I should have won that competition."
cross = quite angry:
"I was cross with him for not helping me, as he said he would."
depressed = very sad:
"After he failed his English exam, he was depressed for a week."
delighted = very happy:
"I'm delighted that I got the job. It's just what I always wanted."
down in the dumps = sad and fed up:
"What's the matter with him? He's so down in the dumps these days."
"She was disappointed by her son's poor results at school."
ecstatic = extremely happy:
"When he asked her to marry him she was ecstatic."
"I'm excited by the new opportunities that the internet brings."
emotional = you have strong feelings (happy or sad) and you cry:
"When he heard the news, he became quite emotional."
envious = when you want something that someone else has:
"I'm very envious of her happiness – I wish I was happy too."
embarrassed = slightly ashamed:
"I felt so embarrassed that I went bright red."
furious =very angry:
"I was furious with him for breaking my favourite vase."
"As a child she was frightened of the dark."
great = very good:
"I feel great today!"
"She was happy to hear the good news."
horrified = very shocked:
"I'm horrified by the amount of violence on television today."
irritated = annoyed:
"I get so irritated when he changes TV channels without asking me first."
intrigued = being so interested in something you have to find out more:
"I'm intrigued to hear about your safari in
jealous = envious:
"She was jealous of her sister's new toy."