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Someone I admire

My cousin Laura

Someone I admire is my cousin Laura. She’s five years older than me, so she’s 19 now and she lives in Bristol. She’s very friendly and confident and she’s got long, wavy, brown hair and greeny-brown eyes. She’s medium height, slim and very fit because she’s a dancer.

She’s been dancing since she was six years old and trains every day at her dance school. She wants to be a professional dancer, but it’s a very difficult profession because it’s so competitive. She often dances in shows and I’ve been to watch her several times. Her favourite type of dance is modern, which is sometimes a bit strange, but I love watching her dance.

Laura is very busy because she also studies photography at university. She’s a really good photographer and has taken lots of amazing photos of me and my family. Her photos have won a few prizes and last year one of her photos was in an exhibition at an art gallery in London.

Laura doesn’t have a lot of free time and she’s also trying to learn German because she wants to go to Germany next year to do a photography course. I think Laura is very hard-working and she deserves to become a professional dancer one day.


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Submitted by heli on Sat, 07/08/2023 - 10:35

Someone I admire is Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.He was a politican of my country.He used to be tall and slim with a high-pitched voice.His bravery and his intelligence led me to admire him. Apart from being a good politican he was also a good human being. He was really friendly and outgoing.He was also very hardworking and kind.

Submitted by pomelo on Fri, 03/24/2023 - 15:40

I think I admire my aunt, because she is the breadwinner in the family and is very diligent, she is an example for me to follow

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Submitted by Javiera_Ophelia on Thu, 01/26/2023 - 01:30

I have a lot of people I admire in my life, but I think the most important people in my life are my father and my mother. I admire myfather because he's very hard-working, he drives his own taxi and this job is very difficult for him because my father is shy. Also, My father is very fit, i don't undertand how he does exercises every day. Also, I'd like to write about my mother , She is very generous and She loves her job.

Submitted by lucalvesilva on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 10:18

Someone I admire is my teacher former teacher at high school, Evelyn. She was responsible for teaching philosophy and gave my class deep reflections about everything. We used to discussing about politics, income inequaliy, and life in society overall. It was so inspiring.

Submitted by aycauzz1 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 17:12

I admire my mother. Because he's raising me and my brother without a father

Submitted by Rhylan on Tue, 04/12/2022 - 16:42

Tell us about a friend or family member who you admire. I admire my granmother. I prefer her because she is a beautiful person with kind heart. She is 65 years old and she still working in hospital like nurse. She have a big passion to help other people in need. I would like to be like her and I wish to be. She live in Greece. I think to go university in Greece for to be together with her. I have a lot of things to learn from my precious grandmother.

Submitted by g00day on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:40

Someone I admire is my grandmother. When I was in elementary school she always helps with my homework. Actually she was like a teacher. She is really kind, smart, intelligent person. And when I am in trouble she will give me sound advice and try to help me. I trust her. And I will always remember her and her advice.
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Submitted by Andrii on Fri, 04/16/2021 - 14:13

I admire my best friend because he plays "CS:GO" very well. He told me how to play better so I'm thankful to him.

Submitted by KarenParra on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 02:50

Someone I admire is my friend Jessica, She is two years older than me. She is graduate in Children's Pedagogy and she achieved studied paying her studies with her job in a children garden.
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Submitted by JoModerator on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 10:43

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Submitted by Kostantinus on Sun, 02/21/2021 - 13:23

I admire my mother, because she is rasing me and my younger sister without husband. She didn't make a career, but she is the best mother is the world. She always gives us the best, her love and attention. She is a good singer and an artist. She never left our hometown for work. She is always with us.

Submitted by Msharymnn on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:27

the person i admire is my brother because he shares the same intrests with me love playing love watching anime we always have conversations together about games and stuff like that i don't have these kinds of informations with anybody else more than anybody curruntly he is away for studying and i can't see him so now i'm very lonely i miss him

Submitted by Mamou1 on Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:12

someone I admire is My father. He's 45 years now. My father is a patient and kind person always care about his family. He really love studies that why, if we start playing with studies it makes him very angry because he says that in this life you cannot evolve without studying, you cannot remove your family in poverty,and you can't help the people you love if yourself you can't take care of yourself. My father is very a hard-working man even if he already have all he want. he always want to do something else that can improve her skills.And he is ready to do anything to help his family succeed. That why I admire him.

Submitted by Mary0906meza on Sun, 06/21/2020 - 17:47

Hello, someone I admire is my mother Narlis. She was born on June 12, 1986. She is a nurse. Live in Santo Tomás. Part of this is also an excellent mother. He is very smart and fun. He has 2 beautiful cats. She is always very busy. Finally, I read all the best for her future and I can continue learning from her.

Submitted by butterflyJ on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 03:18

someone I admire is my sister Ohoud she is friendly and smart. she is tall and fit she has a beautiful brown her . she is graduate from university with high grade and she is success with her major she is now preparing to graduate from master in Economy collage and we are all proud of her , also she is an independent women she is work for her self , when she was a student she was work in a handmade Accessories also she was a participation at a lot of exhibition. I love my sister and I wish to her all the best in her life

Submitted by dera277 on Sat, 05/02/2020 - 15:00

Hi,someone I admired is my favourite actor Kim Hyun Joong. He was born on 6th June 1986. He is a very famous actor, singer and model. He lives in Seoul. He is the band leader of the band ss501. He is also the youngest singer of the band. He is a member of F4 that means flowers 4. He is very clever and funny. He has 3 cute dogs. He is very busy and hard-working too. He has acted in many famous dramas. He has awarded many awards like 'most popular actor' and 'the best actor of the year'. Finally I wish he all the best for his future.

Submitted by brucewayne on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 14:54

Someone I admire is my mother as she is very friendly and thinks positively all the time.

Submitted by Makam on Tue, 02/11/2020 - 21:01

Someone I admire is my mother because she is a good example to follow.

Submitted by Elife on Sun, 02/09/2020 - 21:15

Someone I admire is my friend. For me, he is one of the incredible people I have met, he studies and works every day to achieve his goals. Also, he always sees the positive side of what happens to him.

Submitted by lancer on Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:05

Someone I admire I admire him. He is a chief executive office of a company. He is a man of enthusiasm. He've been working on business for ten years. He always go forward for success against all obstacles. People call him a tank. Eventhough it is hard job, he works harder than others. He has won a few prizes for his brilliant work. So he deserves to be a successful man. Also it is not that I admire him of being only CEO. He takes very warm care of his company employees. Once a employee gets sick, he takes him to the hospital. It's impossible to tell about him totally here. Really he has been successful in his career.

Submitted by nicosori on Sat, 08/24/2019 - 12:07

this is a very fun history and I like it much

Submitted by Thu on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 07:09

The one I admire is my friend, Nghi, she's my classmate, although not class rep but she's the smartest in class. She's slim, pretty, funny, tall, smart, and no one hate her, and I feel lucky to have she's my BF, I have the best friends group. Our group has 4 people, we often buy drinks and cake mix, sit on benches and talk about someones or somethings. When it is about to end the school year, teachers agree for we can sit together, even eating and talking. That was the best moment I ever had, I wish we can keep this moment until the end of school age.

Submitted by TRex on Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:06

Hello, I'm TRex from HK. I want to tell you guys about a person that I admire. She is my one of my best friends, her name is Yuki. I met her at my secondary school since I was in Form 1, when I was 12. We started to be best friends or sisters last year. At first, she often talked to me a lot but I just thought that she was kidding me. My mind changed since I committed crime at school. My dad and my school's social worker sent me to hospital after a few days from that. I felt lonely that I have no friends and smartphones in the ward. I dialed Yuki's phone number and sent messages to her smartphone through my ordinary phone. Although she had said that she was busy, she comforted me through returning messages to me. And she had called me on her phone in order to chat with me. Kendall was also talking on Yuki's phone, Yuki cried for missing me too much, and I had changed my mind for this. Now my sisters are still caring about me and supporting me. If they are not studying in the same school with me, I think that I would never be confident and hopeful. Yuki is a cheerful and kind girl. Although she is a little bit naughty, I still admire her a lot.

Submitted by Mihael on Tue, 01/29/2019 - 14:21

Someone I admire is my mom. She's very loveble person and a very patient mom in the world hehe. I like cuisine because it's originally made by her, have a strong seasoning, and of course it's very delicious.

Submitted by Studentlama on Fri, 06/28/2019 - 19:34

Someone I admire is my teacher. She is very kind and generous. She always build up my confidence by saying nice things about me and always compliments me . I am really grateful for having a teacher like her. She is very patient and knows when to be strict. I really like these kind of teachers because they know when to be strict but in a kind way. I hope I would meet these kind of teachers in the future.

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Submitted by Youjiro on Sat, 01/19/2019 - 12:04

Someone I admire is my grandmother. She is hard-worker and patient.She gives me a lot of knowledge of study.I love foreign couture .

Submitted by Chuntouxulaoban on Sun, 10/07/2018 - 15:19

My grandmother My grandmother is a love life person. She was a mathematics teacher in middle school so she is very smart. For example, My scores of mathematics is always terrible since middle school. I felt so sad about that so I ask my grandmother for help to teach me mathematics. We were really work hard for a summer holiday. She taught me a lot every day and gave quiz to assess my ability. After that summer, my mathematics had improved a lot. I think she is a very smart teacher because she knows how to adjust her teaching in order to fit every students. Also, she is studying piano in senior university these days. She is a hard-working students, because she practices half an hour a day. For instance, she ask me to teach piano. I thought she just study it for fun, but I'm wrong, she treats it so serious. She will ask a lot during my teaching, and then she will recite each notes location after class. Even though her hands are sort of stiff, she is still trying to do her best. I'm so proud of her. Last but not least, she is a very optimistic person. I think this is very important for family education.It seems I have nerve see my grandmother feels sad. In my memories, she is always happy and kind. She is singing a lot, especially when I was a kid. In my opinion, my grandmother leads me became loving music. All in all, she has many excellent qualities that worth to learn. She is the person I admire.

Submitted by CZKileaN on Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:10

Someone I adrime is my best friend, Chahrazad. She's a girl and she's 16 years old, i'm older than her with 3months. She's so friendly, funny, creative, and most important thing is loyality. litteraly i thank god that i have an amazing person in my life i knew her when i was in Morocco, she's Moroccan , me either Since i moved to live in Belgium, all my friends forgot me and i realized they were Fake friends, but she ... she never disappointed me, she always text me , every single day today is my birthday. nobody cared. only her, she gave me a thing that really made me happy, she brought a necklace and sent it to me , over 5000 km I really love her and i can't imagine myself without her. in next 2 months, i'm going to visite Morocco once again, she said that she won't go to her competition, and she will visite me. Would anyone do this? but I promised her that i will go and support her in her competition she was really happy i'm so happy i know this person.

Submitted by Martina03 on Sat, 02/03/2018 - 11:33

Someone I admire is my best friend. His name is Andrea , he is 14, he has blond short hair and he has light blue eyes, he is tall and he has a little tanned complexion. I admire him because he has a beautiful personality. He always make me laugh and he helps me when I'm sad. He is the strongest boy that I know. I want to become strong like him. I'm a lucky girl to know him. (sorry if there are some errors in it).
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Submitted by Elsa007 on Tue, 04/24/2018 - 23:54

Wow.... I’m not sure if it’s an error, but “He is the strangest boy I ever know” would be correct...?!

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Submitted by PeanutPie on Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:31

Someone I admire is my grandma Helena. She’s 76 years old and is a retired teacher, she is short and average build and she lives in Brazil. The reason that I admire her is that when she had 31 (I think that is the age...), she lost my grandpa then she created 4 children alone, in this time she was the woman responsible for the cleaning of the principal school of our city, when my mom completed 9 years old, she started to study to be a teacher and in the 80’s she graduated from the college. She is my inspiration of a Strong woman. One day I’ll be strong like her. (Sorry If have an error in the text...)
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