Vocabulary (Describing Personality) 3
Complete the following sentences with the compound adjectives from the box.
bad-tempered | big-headed | strong-willed | hard-working | easy-going | thick-skinned | narrow-minded | absent-minded | self-conscious | warm-hearted
Jack was too
and prejudiced - and bigoted.
She liked the attention but was not
or pretentious and always looked out for her younger brother.
Mrs Stevens was a
, generous old lady.
There were some comments about her
approach to work.
My uncle, who had always been very self-controlled, became
man is more powerful than ten lazy men.
You really have to be
to survive as a politician here.
Tina will never be a good teacher - she's too
My grandfather is getting more
as he gets older.
and if he's decided to leave the job, nothing will stop him.
unwilling to accept ideas different from your own
sure that you are more important or better than other people
kind, friendly and generous
a coming together of people for discussion
in an angry mood, often angry
using a lot of time and energy to do work
not easily hurt or offended
too easily becoming shy in the presence of others
tending to forget things or to not notice things
having a powerful will; resolute