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Moods and feelings

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to be afraid “He’s afraid of spiders.”

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to be angry “She was quite angry when her car was stolen.”

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to be anxious “He is waiting to see whether he has passed the exam so he is quite anxious at the moment.”

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to be disappointed “I’m disappointed not to have passed the exam but will retake it in the summer.”

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to be excited “I’m very excited to be starting a new job tomorrow.”

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to be frightened “I am frightened of dogs.”

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to be frustrated “I’m frustrated not to have been able to buy everything I need today but will go back to the shops tomorrow.”

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to be glad “I’m glad you managed to find a new job.”

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to be happy “I’ve just been given a pay rise so I’m very happy.”

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to be hopeful “I’m hopeful our offer for the property will be accepted.”

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to be nervous “I’ve got an interview tomorrow for my dream job so I’m quite nervous.”

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to be sad “I was sad to learn of the closure of the factory.”

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to be scared “I’m scared we might need to sell the office building to repay the company’s debts.”

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to be surprised “I’m not surprised the product launch failed. There was no real attempt to understand market demand beforehand.”

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to be unhappy “The team are rather unhappy that the project has been delayed again”

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to be worried “I’m worried we’re not going to finish the project on time.”

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to be afraid
“He’s afraid of spiders.”

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to be angry
“She was quite angry when her car was stolen.”

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to be anxious
“He is waiting to see whether he has passed the exam so he is quite anxious at the moment.”

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to be disappointed
“I’m disappointed not to have passed the exam but will retake it in the summer.”

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to be excited
“I’m very excited to be starting a new job tomorrow.”

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to be frightened
“I am frightened of dogs.”

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to be frustrated
“I’m frustrated not to have been able to buy everything I need today but will go back to the shops tomorrow.”

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to be glad
“I’m glad you managed to find a new job.”

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to be happy
“I’ve just been given a pay rise so I’m very happy.”

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to be hopeful
“I’m hopeful our offer for the property will be accepted.”

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to be nervous
“I’ve got an interview tomorrow for my dream job so I’m quite nervous.”

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to be sad
“I was sad to learn of the closure of the factory.”

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to be scared
“I’m scared we might need to sell the office building to repay the company’s debts.”

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to be surprised
“I’m not surprised the product launch failed. There was no real attempt to understand market demand beforehand.”

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to be unhappy
“The team are rather unhappy that the project has been delayed again”

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to be worried
“I’m worried we’re not going to finish the project on time.”

Nouns


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anger “There was a lot of anger when the shareholders were told about the contract loss.”

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anxiety “There’s a high level of anxiety in the office at the moment as one of the company’s biggest projects has just been cancelled.”

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disappointment “Losing the bid was a great disappointment.”

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excitement “There was a sense of excitement in the office when the expansion plans were announced.”

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fear “The fear is that we won’t be able to find an alternative supplier in time.”

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fright “He reacted with fright when the washing machine made a loud noise.”

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frustration “There’s a lot of frustration with the service levels we’ve received over the last three months. It’s likely that we’ll cancel the contract.”

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happiness “The introduction of free lunches has increased levels of happiness in the office.”

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hope “There’s a real sense of hope in the team now that we’ve secured sponsorship for next season.”

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joy “It brings me great joy to announce that we’re through to next week’s final.”

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sadness “He felt a sense of sadness when he learned the news.”

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sorrow “The sorrow they felt on learning the news was clear.”

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surprise “They reacted with surprise when they heard the proposed price.”

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worry “My biggest worry is that we won’t be able to replace the lost revenue.”

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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anger
“There was a lot of anger when the shareholders were told about the contract loss.”

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anxiety
“There’s a high level of anxiety in the office at the moment as one of the company’s biggest projects has just been cancelled.”

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disappointment
“Losing the bid was a great disappointment.”

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excitement
“There was a sense of excitement in the office when the expansion plans were announced.”

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fear
“The fear is that we won’t be able to find an alternative supplier in time.”

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fright
“He reacted with fright when the washing machine made a loud noise.”

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frustration
“There’s a lot of frustration with the service levels we’ve received over the last three months. It’s likely that we’ll cancel the contract.”

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happiness
“The introduction of free lunches has increased levels of happiness in the office.”

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hope
“There’s a real sense of hope in the team now that we’ve secured sponsorship for next season.”

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joy
“It brings me great joy to announce that we’re through to next week’s final.”

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sadness
“He felt a sense of sadness when he learned the news.”

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sorrow
“The sorrow they felt on learning the news was clear.”

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surprise
“They reacted with surprise when they heard the proposed price.”

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worry
“My biggest worry is that we won’t be able to replace the lost revenue.”


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