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casual • sneakers • hide
truth • supportive
  1. Her parents have always been very of her interests and goals.
  2. She tried to her boyfriend from her parents.
  3. It will be a very party with just a few friends.
  4. Tell me the . What time did you really come home last night?
  5. You should probably wear , because we're going to be walking a lot today.
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559 How to Look Sexy

Jeyong gives fashion tips for a night club.

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casual

A guy would be wearing casual hip-hop pants, and maybe a polo shirt.

If something is not formal than it is 'casual' and relaxed.  This can be used to refer to style of dress, a party, a meeting, etc. Notice the following:

  1. The office has a casual dress code, but you can't wear pajamas.
  2. You need to change your shirt, that one is too casual.

sneakers

No. Guys wear sneakers.

'Sneakers' are athletic or street shoes.  They usually have laces and rubber bottoms.  Notice the following:

  1. Please bring sneakers for gym class.
  2. I forgot my sneakers at home, so I couldn't go to the gym.

hide from

Is that something you have to hide from your parents?

If you 'hide something from someone,' you keep it a secret.  Notice the following:

  1. I want you to be honest with me.  You don't have to hide anything.
  2. She hid her tattoo from her parents for three weeks.

tell the truth

I actually told my parents the truth that I am going to a party at a club.

If you 'tell the truth,' then you give the honest answer to a question.  Notice the following:

  1. She always tells the truth about everything.
  2. His parents could see that he wasn't telling the truth.

supportive

You have very supportive parents.

If you encourage someone, whether she is experiencing something easy or difficult, then you are being a 'supportive' friend.  Notice the following:

  1. I'm trying to change my life.  Please be supportive.
  2. His parents were very supportive of his dream to become an actor.

 

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