top of page

How to describe other people? ūü§Ē

De todos los recursos que tiene un idioma, las expresiones idiom√°ticas son sin duda la forma m√°s colorida, divertida e informal de describir la personalidad de las personas.


Hay una expresi√≥n idiom√°tica para todas las peculiaridades y rasgos personales de tus compa√Īeros, amigos, jefes, etc‚Ķ ¬°Compru√©balo y encuentra la combinaci√≥n perfecta para cada uno!


Personality Traits


  • A vivid imagination: An ability to think of exciting images and ideas.


- Lucia has a vivid imagination. Her artworks are so original.





  • A fuddy-duddy: Someone who is unwilling to try new things.


- Norah is such a fuddy-duddy. She never wants to come out with us on Saturday night.




  • A selfish streak: A tendency to be selfish.


- Gustavo has a selfish streak. He won't share his cookies with his friends.




  • A two-faced: Insincere or hypocritical.


- Arturo is so two-faced. He said he liked my haircut but told his friends he hated it.



  • As bold as brass: Very confident.


- Chetan is as bold as brass. He walked up to the actor and asked for an autograph.




  • An average Joe: A stereotypical man who has simple tastes.


- My dad’s just an average Joe. He enjoys burgers and fries, and loves watching baseball. (US)




  • A barrel of laughs: A fun person or situation.


- It was great to see Jasmine at the party. She’s always a barrel of laughs.




  • Too smart for her own good: Annoyingly proud of her intelligence or knowledge.


- Zoe loves proving how much she knows. She’s too smart for her own good.



  • Down to earth: Practical and unpretentious.


- Noah is really down to earth. He earns lots of money, but he lives in a little cottage.




  • A crybaby: Someone who cries a lot without good reason.


- Bob is such a crybaby. He was very upset about not getting a perfect score.





Ahora con esto, puedes clasificar a todos tus amigos, compa√Īeros de trabajo o familiares acorde a los rasgos personales de cada uno.


Recuerda seguirnos en nuestras redes sociales para ver m√°s contenido de aprendizaje.


Source: English for Everyone: English Idioms by Thomas Booth

bottom of page