Rob and Stephen look at some words used to describe people’s character and nouns that have become verbs. How on earth did that happen?

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Thanks. But I wonder that we use "fair" like an adjective for describe a character or appearance. I thougt ıt is an adjective for descire character. I am a little confused.

Hello Erdem1982,

Words can have multiple meanings. 'Fair' can refer to character (meaning 'just') or to appearance (meaning 'light-coloured'). It can have other meanings too - use the dictionary on the right of this page to see a full list with examples.

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Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

"What a beautiful car!"
I want to use "How". What are the possible answers?
Or Which of the following is correct:
1- How beautiful of a car!
2- How beautiful this car is!
3- How beautiful such a car!
please help me.

Hello Master Hesham,

I'm afraid we don't answer questions like this from tests or homework. If we tried to do so then we'd have no time for anything else!

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks

Well I have learned a new expression "What on eart...", I have never heardet it before. But it is nice,

I would take "fair" as an adjective to describe the character of a person

great videos and usefull words thank you

Describes what makes a person.

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