Friday, September 26, 2008

Describing a person's physical appearance

Example -- The face of the Burglar

I had a chance to see the man face to face when he was running away to the street. The man, about at forties, has an oval face. His dark brown hair is curly and thick, covering some area of the forehead, and the hair is not well shapped. His ears are small and almost hidden inside the thick hair. Under his heavy eyeglass frames are almond-shaped dark eyes, and the two curved eyebrows are thin and narrow. He has a large nose and a full-lipped mouth. Bushy sideburns, an arched moustache and an unshaven face make him look messy. A mole on the right side of his cheek above, the moustache can be a unique feature for identifying him. His nervous facial expression, I think, proves that he is the exact one police want.

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  1. lol...I was searching the web on describing physical appearance and stumbled upon yr blog. Anyway, looking at what u have written, i think that you are well on your way to mastering it. ^_^
    Practice makes perfect! 加油啦

    ohya,Nice to meet you Maggie.

  2. Hi Ashlar,

    Pleased to meet you here. I'm very much delighted that what I have written has helped you. That's one of the reasons I want to write something in English on my blog.

    Also, thanks for your encourage. That's really a touching thing to get a net friend's comment on the blog for me at least.

    By the way, if you have a website or blog that you want to share with me, I'll appreciate you very much, too. I mean I like to exchange something with others or net friends as well. Up to you.

    Have a nice day.


  3. Hello again,

    I don't really follow any particular blog but i think has a bit of information on news,politics and his quirky perspectives on a lot of matter which i think can provide information+ help pass time.^_^
    Hurm, i think bargaining is a chinese trait~~lol
    Well, Gd Luck with your new home. You should take some photos of yr place and post it up after u have settle in..Maybe a before and after one~ ;)

    Cya around~

  4. Hi Ashlar,

    Thanks for giving that blog, It looks great and professional. I want to have that kind of blog or website. However, I don't have so much time and I am do not good at managing a blog indeed.

    Well, by the way, I'm not so willing to put some private photos, such as the home I live actually. Regrettably, that can not enrich my blog, but that's okay for me.



  5. thank you so much for this. I'm actually writing a book and you have helped me a lot. I have a lot of trouble describing people.

  6. Nice ...!! Thanks I got a good idea from this... Thank You for helping

  7. Nice ! I was actually looking for examples of physical descriptions to put in my essay, it helped me a lot :D

    Thanks for sharing ^^ !

  8. I feel very happy to see that people like my blog and it helps people who need to use English A LOT. I'll keep going.

  9. I liked your blog, too. The description you have posted above has made certain things about describing people's appearance clear to me. Thanx

  10. oh thankyou so much maggie. u made my day!