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Personality Vocabulary

to be the life and soul of the party: a fun person, someone who is the centre of activity

to bend over backwards: to try very hard to help someone

broad-minded: prepared to accept other views or behaviours

easy-going: relaxed and not easily worried about anything

extrovert: an energetic person who likes the company of others

fair-minded: to treat people equally

fun-loving: to enjoy having fun

to hide one’s light under a bushel: to hide one’s talents and skills

good company: enjoyable to socialise with

good sense of humour: the ability to understand what is funny

introvert: someone who is shy

laid-back: see ‘easy-going’

to lose one’s temper: to suddenly become angry

narrow minded: opposite of ‘broad-minded’ (see above)

painfully shy: very shy

to put others first: to think of others before yourself

quick-tempered: to become angry quickly
reserved: shy

self-assured: confident

self-centred: thinks only of oneself

self-confident: believes in one’s own ability or knowledge

self-effacing: to not try to get the attention of others (especially in terms of hiding one’s skills or abilities)

to take after: to be like (often another member of the family)

thick-skinned:  not easily affected by criticism

trustworthy: can be trusted

two-faced: not honest or sincere. Will say one thing to someone to their face and another when they are not present.

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