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Last updated at 10:16 BST, Friday, 26 August 2011

Unhappy kids

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What makes children unhappy?

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The Express English team

One girl is unhappy because she does not like to study science.

Doing boring stuff like golf or watching TV annoys others.

And some hate eating vegetables, of course!

Did you know?


Friends, family and birthdays top the list of things that UK children say make them happy, a survey conducted by the company Opinion Matters suggests.

Language tip

The idiom 'down in the dumps' means unhappy, miserable or depressed.

Cultural tip

The national minimum age to vote in UK general elections is 18. In Cuba and Austria it is 16.

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