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Relationships with family and friends

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In your Reading exam you may be asked to collect evidence to make a judgement on the type of the relationships someone has with their family and friends.

Useful vocabulary: relationships with family and friends

Useful vocabulary when talking about relationships

GermanEnglish
angeberischBoastful, arrogant
… geht mir auf die Nerven… gets on my nerves
Ich komme gut mit ... aus.I get on well with...
eingebildetConceited
frechCheeky
(un)geduldig(im)patient
gemeinMean
gern haben → Ich habe meine Oma gern.To like/I love grandma
lieb haben → Ich habe meine Freundin lieb.To love/I love my girlfriend
gut/schlecht gelauntIn a good/bad mood
hilfsbereitHelpful
… nervt mich.Nice
nett/liebNice/loving
Ich kann … nicht leiden.I can't stand...
Ich streite mich oft mit...I often argue with...
Ich verstehe mich (nicht) gut mit...I (don't) get on well with...
strengStrict

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