Vocabulary Reference

Wedding Vocabulary คำศัพท์เกี่ยวกับงานแต่งงาน

wed
get married (formal)

get hitched
get married (informal)

an aisle
a long narrow space between rows of seats in a church, train, cinema etc.

walk someone down the aisle
lead the bride down the aisle towards her future husband (often the bride's father)

a stag do
a party for a man who is going to get married

a hen do
a party for a woman who is going to get married

 

Phrases relating to seeing and understanding - วลีที่เกี่ยวข้องกับการมองเห็นและความเข้าใจ

shed light on (something)
make sth easier to understand by providing new information

spot
see/notice something that is difficult to see or that you are searching for

can't believe your eyes/ears
surprised by what you see/hear

New Year celebrations การฉลองปีใหม่

turn out
attend or watch an event or activity

turnout (noun)
the number of people who attend an event or activity

a bash (informal)
a party

a reveller
a person who is having fun in a noisy and lively way

ring in (the new year)
celebrate the start of (the new year)

Children and social media เด็กและสื่อสังคมออนไลน์

primary school (UK)
school for children between ages of 5 and 11

secondary school (UK)
school for children between ages of 11/12 and 17/18

a pupil
a person, especially a child at school, who is being taught

self-worth
a feeling that you are a good person who deserves to be treated with respect.

de-stress
relax and stop feeling stressed

ill-equipped
without the abilities or qualities or equipment to do something

 

Angry expressions การพูดถึงความไม่พอใจ

be/come under fire
being criticised ถูกวิจารณ์

spark
cause the start of something (often an argument or anger) ทำให้เกิด (ข้อถกเถียง)

be fuming
be very, very angry โกรธจัด

Street Food

guesstimate 
(made up of 'guess' and 'estimate')
an approximate calculation which is based on guessing. การประมาณโดยอาศัยวิธีคาดเดา

guess
การเดา

estimate
การประมาณ

peel
remove the skin/shell of fruit, vegetables, prawns or crab.
การปอกเปลือกผลไม้และผัก หรือการแกะกระดองปู หรือแกะเปลือกกุ้ง

an eatery
a place where you can eat (restaurant, cafe, street stall).

Exercise and staying young

work out
exercise to improve the strength or appearance of your body

work out
understand something or to find the answer to something by thinking about it

hit the gym
go to the gym to work out

a 20-year-old body
20-year-old is used as an adjective so the 's' is dropped and hyphens are added.

viral (adjective)
spreading very quickly to many people via the internet 

a (viral) hit
something/someone that is very popular (on the internet)

go viral
quickly become very popular on the internet

an online sensation
something/someone that causes excitement or interest on the internet

Making improvements

give someone/something a makeover
make lots of changes to the appearance of someone/something

a revamp
an improvement in structure or appearance of something/someone

revamp
improve the structure or appearance of something/someone

upgrade
make something better

get/have an upgrade (on a plane)
have something that is better than what you originally had

How to talk about babies

a newborn
a child recently born

give birth
produce a baby

be born
to come out of a mother's body, and start to exist

weigh
to have a specified weight

weight 
how heavy something is

How to talk about friends

a companion
someone you spend a lot of time with or travel with

bestie
best friend

BFF
best friend

a buddy
a friend

a pal
a friend

a mate
a friend