She likes dogs, but is hostile towards cats :
= dog, canine.
= if, conditional, depend.
Opposite, = but, anyway, no matter what, although, unconditional
= cat, feline
The child was excited about the circus:
(Literally: Child was excited about entertainment with animals.)
= was excited (added “d” makes it past tense)
The movie was boring:
(Literally: Entertainment using light on vertical surface was boring.)
= was boring (opposite of bo, past tense)
I am grateful for sunshine and blue skies:
(Literally: I grateful for sunshine and for looking up to blue sky.)
= grateful, gratitude, thanks, thank you.
Opposite, = resentment, resent
= sunshine, sun, star
She resented her overly polite mother:
= too much, too many, overly.
Opposite, = not enough, insufficient
= polite, please.
Opposite, = rude, obnoxious
The whole village was unhappy about the oil drilling:
(Literally: Entire small community was unhappy about making holes in the earth purpose to take liquid fuel for vehicles.)
= village, tribe, community, nation
= hole, gap, crack, interrupt.
Opposite, = continuous, unbroken
They were telling funny stories:
= funny, laughing, laughter.
Opposite, = cry, crying, grief
The romantic novel sometimes made her cry:
= romantic, poetic, melodic.
Opposite, = discordant, jarring, crass
= Write, writing, written form, book, magazine
That statesman was greatly admired:
(Literally: That doer who leads the community was much admired.)
= person or thing who does, cause, source, origin, force behind action or condition.
Opposite, = person or thing acted upon, done to.
= admire, appreciate, admiring. Added “” = past tense
Opposite, = despise, hate.
They despise rude people:
The music was loud and discordant:
(Literally: The sound thought to be beautiful had much loudness and was discordant.)
= sound, vibrate, shake, noise.
Opposite, = calm, silent
= opinion, expect, believe, belief, think.
Would you please try to improve that ugly building?
(Literally: Asking you please try to make that unpleasant building more beautiful?)
Vo te biu gou ga men bian plie qo tia
= try, attempt, test, experiment.
Opposite, = give up, abandon
= pleasant, pleasure, pleasing.
Opposite, = unpleasant, pain, painful
He definitely has the courage to climb that mountain:
(Literally: He definitely has the courage to go up that almost vertical surface as far as the top.)
= definitely, emphasis, promise, commit.
Opposite, = not, negation of phrase
= courage, confident, brave, confront, face up to.
Opposite, = fear, worry, concern
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