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feature • grew up • look after
attached • wrench
  1. He doesn't have many friends, because he moves around too frequently to get to anyone.
  2. It's a really easy job. All I have to do is stay at their house and their cat.
  3. It was a huge when my house was robbed.
  4. We together, but I haven't seen her in almost 10 years.
  5. I think your smile is your best.
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Marion talks about a really special dog.

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She had really cute features and big brown eyes.

In this case, 'feature' refers to a part of the face like the nose or mouth.

Notice the following:

  1. She is very lucky to have such striking features. I think she could be a model.
  2. Does he have any distinguishing features?

grow up together

We grew up together for the most part.

When you 'grow up with someone' it means that you spend a lot of your childhood years with him.

Notice the following:

  1. I am very close to my friends as I grew up with most of them.
  2. We lived next door to each other while we were at school and we grew up together.

look after

He looked after her for me.

When you 'look after' someone it means that you take care of them and make sure that they are alright.

Notice the following:

  1. I look after my dog and make sure that he is fed and watered.
  2. When you have a child you need to make sure that they are well looked after.


Maybe you don't realize how really attached you are to that person, or to that pet.

When you are 'attached' to a person or thing it means that you have a strong emotional connection with them.

Notice the following:

  1. I really miss him. He and I were very attached.
  2. I try not to get too attached to my students because I don't want to miss them when they move on to the next year.


It really was a wrench when she died. It was very sad.

When something is a 'wrench' it means that you are very saddened by it happening.

Notice the following:

  1. It will be a real wrench when I leave here.
  2. I think you should prepare yourself, if she leaves you might find it a wrench.



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