WOTW: admire

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - admire


今週の #WOTW は 'admire’ です。’Admire’ is a verb with two related meanings. Let’s have a look at the differences.


In the first meaning, admire means think of with liking and respect:


- He was a good teacher and friend. He was highly respected and admired by many students.

- She is just happy with knowing that people she respects admire her work.

- I admired him for his bravery and determination in reaching the summit.

- I would like to see entrepreneurs become more admired and respected for what they give to society.

- admire their courage.


In the second meaning, admire means look at with pleasure:


- We were just admiring the roses in your garden.

- They admired the impressive mountatin scenery from the train.

- How can people stop to admire the beautiful landscape, but leave litter?!

- He couldn’t stop admiring the painting.




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