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Permanent state of being

Who are you?

 

I am Mara Fernanda.

 

I am a math professor.

 

I am tall and blonde.

 

Origin

Where are you from?

 

I am from Russia.

 

Are you Russian?

 

Yes, Im Russian. Yes, I am.  No, Im not.

 

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I am from a good family.

 

She is from Chicago.

 

We are from the association of retired persons.

 

I am of medium height.

 

You have light eyes. (You are of light eyes.)

 

Physical characteristics

tall

 

short

 

pretty

 

thin

 

ugly

 

fat

 

stocky

 

beautiful

 

older

 

redheaded

 

blond(e)

 

elderly

 

bald

 

elegant

 

strong

 

big. large

 

handsome

 

young

 

dark-haired

 

poor

 

old

 

 

 

Professions

actor, actress

 

analyst

 

assistant

 

waiter

 

consultant

 

director

 

designer

 

teacher

 

merchant

 

homeowner

 

architect

 

banker

 

investment advisor

 

accountant

 

student

 

pharmacist

 

judge

 

doctor

 

dressmaker

 

musician

 

journalist

 

professor

 

tailor

 

barkeeper

 

pediatrician

 

pilot

 

pastry maker

 

supervisor

 

salesperson

 

manager

 

Personal relationships

Caroline is Estefi's friend.

The two students are great enemies.
Marco and Juan are associates.
They are rivals.
Elena is Sandra's daughter.
Counting
2 x 2 = 4
10 + 10 = 20
9 -2 = 7
8 8 = 1
The kilogram of apples is 200 pesetas.

The glass of red wine cost seven dollars.

 

How much is the bill?

The bill is $12.00.