WOTW: joy

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - joy

 

今週の #WOTW は ”joy” です. “Joy” is a noun with a simple meaning. You will be happy to know what this word means. Read on.

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The meaning of the noun “joy” is a feeling of great pleasure or happiness.

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- My head hurt, but I was still alive, and that made me want to jump for joy.

- The presents brought much joy to the children.

- Her heart pounded as you felt joy and happiness for the first time in ages.

- I have recently discovered the joy of running and exploring my local area.

- The students wept tears of joy as they saw their exam results.

- He spreads joy and optimism wherever he goes and has inspired lots of people.

- In almost every situation there is a chance to discover joy and enjoy what you are doing.

- They are not doing it for the money, they are doing it for the joy. It’s admirable.

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Sometimes “joy” can be used as countable noun to talk about things that cause joy.

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- One of the great joys of living in Tokyo is the food.

- Art and music are some to the great joys of my life.

- The joys of eating good food and drinking nice wine are there for everyone.

- The joys of a slow life in the countryside are becoming more appealing to many people.

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Also remember there is an adjective “joyful”; meaning full of joy. And the common verb “enjoy” means give (the “en~” part) joy.

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発音は/dʒɔɪ/ です。

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