Describing people

Two young people talking

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Aurelia: Who’s that boy over there, Hannah?

Hannah: That? Er, that’s my brother, Jem.

Aurelia: Your brother?

Hannah: Yes, and that’s his girlfriend Lucy. The pretty girl with the long, brown hair.

Aurelia: Oh right. So, you’ve got a brother?

Hannah: No, I’ve got two brothers. Jem and Alex.

Aurelia: Really? ... and ... how old is Alex?

Hannah: Alex and Jem are twins, they’re both 15.

Aurelia: 15, mmm ... and does Alex look like Jem?

Hannah: They’re exactly the same! They’re both tall and thin. They’ve both got short brown hair, green eyes and big ears!

Aurelia: They’re not big, I think they’re cute. And ... has Alex got a girlfriend?

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Comments

Submitted by LuanVaz on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:36

Hello, I'm a boy, I'm fifteen years old, my eyes are brown and my hair is short and brown. I'm tall. I would be what you call a funny kid I love studying, reading and playing video games. I have a sister, she is younger than me. :)

Submitted by gabi27122005liberato on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 21:46

Hiii, i´m 15 years old, medium height, green eyes and long, brown hair. The shape of my face is round and i have almond eyes

Submitted by V4NT3H0P3 on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 03:10

I am a girl of average height, big brown eyes, curly brown hair. i have long legs.

Submitted by Oliveira22 on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:04

Hello, I'm 15 years old, I'm a boy, I consider myself tall and thin, my hair is short, straight and black, my eyes are dark brown, I have close set eyes, triangular ears, button nose, oval face and round lips. I'm friendly, funny, hard-working, energetic, humble, thoughful, easygoing, sincere, reliable, neat, adventurous, honest and happy. But sometimes I'm impacient, bad-tempered, careless, reserved, worried and lazy.

Submitted by gus_skt on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:03

I am a short boy for my age, I am not thin or fat, I have brown eyes and hair. I have some friends who play video games and basketball with me. In my free time I go to the gym, skate, play sports and spend time with my friends. :)

Submitted by Blaufff on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 01:53

Hello, I’m Blaufff. Well my hair is brown, I am tall and big, I have green eyes, I am white and I am a man

Submitted by RogerinDoLiberato on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 01:42

Hello! I am fifteen years old, I am white, my hair is brown, short and straight and I have brown eyes, I am tall, and a little fat, my lips are big. I'm an introvert, but depending I like talk if persons.

Submitted by 311097 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 23:59

I am fifteen years old, long blond hair, brown eyes, I have fair skin, I'm slim and I'm not too tall.

Submitted by g1810 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 21:10

I am a boy. I'm 15 years old. I have a medium height and I am thin. I have blue eyes and short blond hair. And I am a calm and polite person.

Submitted by g1810 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 17:23

I am a boy. I'm 15 years old. I have a medium height and I am thin. I have blue eyes and short blond hair. And I am a quiet person.

Submitted by Arthu363 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 15:23

I am a boy, not too tall and not too thin, I have brown hair, brown eyes and brown skin. I am a very happy person, always clowning around and I love being with my friends.

Submitted by thofranca on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 14:02

I am a boy of medium stature, I have brown eyes, short brown hair, the color of my skin is white, I am thin.

Submitted by JoaoBernardes on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 13:49

Helo! I am a boy. I am fifteen years old, I am white, my height is normal. my hair is short, straight and half black, my eyes are also black. I have no scars, freckles or blemishes on my face. My hands and feet are a little big, my lips and nose are the normal size, but my eyes are a little smaller than normal. I am an introvert, but I interact with those who already have an affinity.

Submitted by Gui_f_fraga on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 12:37

I am a short boy, white and thin, short and black hair, black eyes, my look is basic in summer and ellegant in winter, i'm funny, trusting, assiduous reader and baker.

Submitted by lostvayne on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 05:23

I am a boy. I am fifteen years old, I am white, my hair is brown, relatively large and straight, but wavy at the ends, I have brown eyes, I am tall, my jaw is defined, I have large hands and feet, my nose is a little big, my lower lips they are a little heavy, my ears are normal in size, I have freckles and I am thin. I'm an introvert, but I interact with people I'm interested in.

Submitted by Oliveira22 on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:02

Hello, I'm 15 years old, I'm a boy, I consider myself tall and thin, my hair is short, straight and black, my eyes are dark brown, I have close set eyes, triangular ears, button nose, oval face and round lips. I'm friendly, funny, hard-working, energetic, humble, thoughful, easygoing, sincere, reliable, neat, adventurous, honest and happy. But sometimes I'm impacient, bad-tempered, careless, reserved, worried and lazy.

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Submitted by zNoct1s on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 05:12

Helo! I am fifteen years old, I am white, tall and thin. my hair is long, straight and brown, my eyes are also brown. I don't have any scars, freckles or moles on my face. My hands and feet are large, my lips and ears are of normal size, but my nose is slightly larger than normal. I'm an introvert, but I'm not ashamed to talk to people if I want to, I just prefer to be quiet.

Submitted by Xxgui7xX on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:50

hi, my healthy green eyes, i have short blond hair with a white beauty, i am tall with a big nose and big eyes.

Submitted by gilmoregirl on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:40

hi, my hair is brown and long and my eyes are brown, i am not very tall, my height is average. I have pierced eyebrows and sardines on my face. I am very calm and I love to draw.

Submitted by 1917 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:38

I'm a boy. I'm sixteen years old, I have a dark short hair and brown eyes. I am tall and thin. My nose, ears, hands and foots are medium size. My legs and arms are little long.

Submitted by vicenz0611 on Sun, 05/02/2021 - 23:01

Hi! I'm tall, with short brown hair and brown eyes and I'm thin.

Submitted by re2112_103 on Sat, 05/01/2021 - 22:48

Hi! My name's Renata. I'm fifteen years old, I'm short, I'm not thin or fat, my eyes are brown, my nose is small and my ears are also. I have long wavy and brown hair. I am very shy and not usually talk to others. Finally, I very like listening to music, paiting and watching films and series.
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Submitted by lolouiui007 on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 17:04

I am a very tall person, with brown hair and short now because I always had long hair, I have dark brown eyes, lots of pimples and blackheads, big ears, a pretty big forehead, long feathers, pretty normal feet, small hands, I am thin, very thin.

Submitted by 4111luz on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 14:15

I am thin, of medium height, with brown eyes and hair, normal ears and a Roman nose.

Submitted by KelBel on Thu, 04/29/2021 - 19:34

Hi, I'm a little shy, but I love so much talktive. My hair is not colored, is long brown and my eyes is blue. I'm not have very tall, my height is medium. I have a scar on my finger. I have good tempered and I love dream.

Submitted by gustavo_dattein on Sat, 05/01/2021 - 20:59

'm young. i have black hair and brown eyes. I am very tall and thin. I try to maintain a good mood. I like to go out but I also like to stay home

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Submitted by scoob on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 01:38

Hi! I am fifteen years old, I am tall and thin, I have short black hear and brown eyes I like to do weight training. I am so anxious. I have two sisters, one is a little tall and thin, she has a long dark hear. The other is short and a little fat, she has a long dark hear to. This is my life.

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Submitted by Haga22 on Thu, 04/29/2021 - 15:03

Hi! I'm tall, I'm fifteen years old, I have blond hair and blue eyes, I'm slim.I have sister her name is Beatriz, she nine years old, she have brown hair and brown eyes, she is slim, she is beautiful.

Submitted by 18011 on Thu, 04/29/2021 - 12:45

I am 15 years old. I am tall and fat. I have a long wavy hair and almond brown eyes. I don't have freckles and scars. I am anxious and a little sociable, I am also distracted and shy. I am creative and I like to paint, it's mi hobby.

Submitted by Leonardo____Muller on Wed, 04/28/2021 - 19:47

I'm 16. I am a tall boy with straight brown hair and brown eyes, I wear glasses all the time. I am a quiet person, who prefers to be programming than to go to a party, who loves to play chess.
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Submitted by Sidekich66 on Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:08

I've got a best friend Sam. He is a good-looking dude. He has short blonde hair and blue eyes. Sam is always smiling and has a big smile for the world to see. He is a very quiet person. He doesn’t like to go to parties, and he prefers to stay indoors and reading. I like my friend because he is funny.

Submitted by marcos on Wed, 04/28/2021 - 00:56

Hi, I'm Lucas, I'm fifteen years old. I am a hardworking and very polite boy. I consider myself tall, I have dark blond hair, and the color of my eyes is brown, I consider myself thin, my ears are big and my nose is also big. I have a friend who is very friendly, he is dark and tall, thin with black hair and the color of his eyes I think are black, he has big ears and a small nose. I also know a person who is thin, short and very beautiful.

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Submitted by GihMP on Sat, 05/01/2021 - 15:27

Hello, I'm Giane, I'm fifteen years old. I'm short, I've brown eyes, long black hair and smart mouth. My eyelashes are long and I've freckles in my face. I made a new friend who has brown hair, very beautiful brown eyes and a snub nose. Oh, and she has a tattoo!

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Submitted by luis999 on Sat, 05/01/2021 - 23:03

I look like Sam, but my hair is relatively large and my eyes are a little green too. I am tall and very thin. Some people think I'm handsome, but I don't think.

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Submitted by Lucas2005 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:35

Hi, i’m boy, i’m fifteen yers old, my eyes are brown and hair not coloroud, it’s short black hair, I'm not have very tall, my height is médium. I would be what you call a nerdy boy, I love to study, read and play chess. I have one brother and a sister, they are of legal age and do not live with me.

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Submitted by Sergey24 on Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:38

My friend's name is Sasha. We live next door, he is always polite to all neighbors. A sensitive and kind friend is happy to help me. Sasha is inquisitive, but not very diligent in his studies. He is calm and prudent when making decisions. His witty and clever answers stop any controversy. He is energetic and persistent because he plays sports. At our meetings it is always cheerful.

Submitted by jingyu on Mon, 03/08/2021 - 10:10

i have not girfriend,im a girl. hahaha i have got long,black hair , black eyes and small ears. ooh ,im a chinese girl.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:23

I am 15 years old. I am a tall athletic boy with curly brown hair and green-blue eyes. I have a girfriend. She is tall, has long red hair, small ears, cute small nose and dark-blue eyes.

Submitted by nimdini on Fri, 10/30/2020 - 14:05

I am a tall girl who has black eyes black hair and pointed nose.I am average build and I always wear frocks.

Submitted by Klormanniskan_123 on Wed, 08/26/2020 - 14:10

l'm a girl with blue eyes. l have blond hair. I'm 1,46 cm.
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Submitted by Xuka on Fri, 08/14/2020 - 17:50

I'm 15 years old. I'm an average built girl and oriental skin. I have an oval face with black hair and big eyes. I love casual clothes. So I usually wear T-shirts, jeans, and sneakers because they make me comfortable a lot.

Submitted by Luna on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:35

l'm a girl . l'm 15 years old . l have a long black hair and have around face .l have black eyes , have a nose high and a thin lip . My skin is quite while and quite fat . l'm average high . l look cute

Submitted by dongsoon on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 13:01

i'm tall girl. I'v got long, black hair, brown eyes.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 12:49

I’m a girl, I’m 15 yo. I’m short and sporty. I have got short and curly brown hair. My eyes are green. My skin is very pale.

Submitted by sofiapatino73 on Sun, 06/28/2020 - 21:21

I am a girl of small stature, the color of my skin is cinnamon, my eyes are large and dark brown, my hair is long, abundant, wavy, dark brown, I am slim
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Sat, 06/27/2020 - 18:45

I am fourteen years old, I am tall, thin, I have brown hair and brown eyes.

Submitted by tay6688 on Thu, 06/04/2020 - 07:20

i'm 12, i'm a pretty girl with a long black hair, big brown eyes, small nose and white teeth.

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Submitted by IsaPuerta73 on Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:17

I am tall and thin, my eyes are dark brown like my wavy and short hair
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Submitted by DIGIOTANIMES on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 17:30

I am short, I have short black hair, I have black eyes and I am neither skinny nor fat
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