Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation! This week, have you ever been jealous?
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The Express English team
In London,one woman remembers being madly jealous when her husband danced with another woman.
Another woman was envious of her friend's chance to travel round the world.
And one man was happy that his new flat had a balcony, until he visited friends in the countryside. Suddenly, he was jealous of their huge garden.
Did you know?
Babies as young as five months old can be jealous.
- Language tip
Despite how it looks, we pronounce the word jealousy 'jellussee' (or /'dʒel.ə.si/).
- Cultural tip
Green is the colour of jealousy and envy. We even call it the 'green-eyed monster'.
This Express English was originally published in 2011.
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