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- Hello everyone and welcome back

to English With Lucy.

Today I am going to help you.

I'm going to help you with your love lives.

I never thought I'd say that on this channel.

I'm going to help you tell somebody

that they are beautiful.

And this isn't just in the romantic sense.

It's also in a friendly sense as well.

So these are really nice,

all the way from basic to advanced ways

of telling someone that they look good.

I've got lots of adjectives, lots of nouns

and lots of slang phrases as well.

So this video is perfect for improving your vocabulary.

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The way a word is spelt in English or written in English

doesn't really give you much indication

as to how it's pronounced in English.

But if you listen to a word as you read it,

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and the next time you see that word,

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Right, let's get started with the lesson.

Firstly, let's take a look at some adjectives.

I'm sure you'll know some of them

but I've included some more advanced ones as well.

Obviously the one we all know is beautiful, beautiful.

But we also have pretty, pretty.

It's normally used to describe somebody feminine.

You can have a pretty man.

But you are saying that he is beautiful in a feminine way.

Gorgeous, gorgeous, this means completely beautiful.

Stunning, stunning, again very beautiful.

That's probably top notch for beauty.

But can also have cute

but this is far more common in America.

So if you say someone is cute in the UK,

you'd be saying that they are very sweet

or childlike maybe.

Or like a cat or a dog might be cute.

In America they use cute to describe

somebody that's good looking.

I remember an American girl telling me when I was young

that she thought my outfit was cute.

And I remember thinking, I don't want to look cute,

I want to look grown up.

But to her cute meant very very nice.

But to me it meant oh I look like a child.

Another one that we do use a lot is adorable, adorable.

Attractive, attractive is also an option.

One that I use a lot is lovely, lovely.

You look absolutely lovely.

If somebody just looks 10 out of 10,

then you can say perfect, she's perfect.

Everything about her or him is just beautiful.

We also have a lovely one which is radiant, radiant.

This means somebody has a beautiful glow

about them, radiant beauty.

Another word especially if somebody

looks really good in their clothes

or we really like their figure,

we can say you look fantastic, fantastic.

Good-looking is also an option.

She's a very good-looking woman.

He's a very good-looking man.

Handsome, handsome is used to describe

more masculine beauty.

You can say a handsome woman but you are describing

masculine beauty in that woman.

So we are more likely to use handsome

for men but not always.

Breathtaking is another really nice one.

Someone is so beautiful they take your breath away.

You look breathtaking tonight.

Or captivating, captivating.

This means that they hold your gaze

captive like a prisoner.

A very feminine one is dainty, dainty.

This describes small and feminine beauty.

You might describe someone's dainty hands

if they have small, feminine hands.

Dazzling is another really lovely one.

Dazzling, someone whose beauty stops you in your tracks.

Striking is another similar one, striking.

And the last one, one that I really like is dreamy, dreamy.

Normally used by teenage girls

to describe their crushes.

Oh my God, he's so dreamy.

Now I've got some informal adjectives.

A lot of these are describing general attractiveness

rather than beauty.

Someone could be attractive without being beautiful.

And a lot of these are slang words.

So if someone is very attractive, you can call them hot.

Hot, oh my God, he's so hot.

A really slang one is banging, banging.

She's got a banging body or he is banging.

Be careful with how you say it

because if you say he is banging,

it doesn't sound like an adjective,

it sounds like a verb.

But we use it with a certain tone of voice,

you are banging.

Another one if someone's really hot, sizzling.

He is sizzling.

If somebody is a cunning beauty,

you can call them foxy, foxy.

Or smoking, this normally comes before hot,

you are smoking hot in that dress.

Now three slang ones,

I had to ask my friends for these.

What do the young people say nowadays?

Apparently peng is a slang word that is used.

I actually think it's quite old now,

it's been awhile for awhile.

But if you hear someone say oh my God, he is peng.

I just don't feel right saying it.

I always feel really cringe worthy when I say slang words.

So if someone's peng, then they're very attractive.

The same for tidy.

Oh my God you are tidy.

And we also have the absolute classic, fit.

I've been saying this since I was a child.

Oh my God he's so fit, she's so fit.

You look so fit.

So you might see British people commenting

on their friend's photos just saying fit.

It doesn't mean they're in shape,

it just means you look great.

We also have some informal nouns

that you can use to describe someone who's very attractive.

For example a stunner.

If someone is a a stunner and they are stunning,

you are an absolute stunner.

Or a hottie.

She's a total hottie.

He is a complete hottie.

We also have a babe.

This can also mean that someone's a nice person.

If I say oh he's such a babe,

I might be saying oh he's such a lovely guy

rather than such a hot guy, it depends.

We also have a goddess.

You can say god but I swear that a goddess

is much more used than a god.

And obviously it's used mainly for women.

She is a total goddess.

Another one we have a head turner.

She's a head turner.

You make heads turn because you're so attractive.

Or a looker, this means that you are good-looking.

Your a looker aren't you?

That was so awkward.

You're a looker aren't you?

Or yeah, he's a bit of a looker he is.

We also have a new one.

I must say I've never used this myself

but I have heard it in passing conversation, a worldie.

He's got himself a worldie, a really beautiful woman.

Or a perfect 10, a 10 out of 10 on appearance.

We also have eye candy or arm candy.

Eye candy is something that is nice for your eyes,

something nice to look at.

And arm candy is you know when you're with someone

and they just look really good for you to be with.

Very shallow but you know you need to know these things.

And the last one, thank you to my friends

who reminded me of this very important word, a snack.

If somebody is a snack it means they are just delicious.

You are such a snack.

It's funny because my grandma,

you know everyone has a word that they hate.

I'm not gonna tell you mine

because you'll start using it.

But my grandma's is snack.

So if anyone ever tells me grandma that she's a snack,

she will hate it.

I've also got some phrases that you can use

to tell someone they are attractive.

A really nice one is you look as lovely as ever.

Or you look as as ever.

You look at beautiful as ever,

you look as dazzling as ever.

This means you look beautiful

but you also always look beautiful.

Another one is oh you're to die for.

You are gorgeous, I would die for you.

And another one that I really like is drop-dead gorgeous.

He's not just gorgeous, he's drop-dead gorgeous.

I can't handle it.

You could also say that somebody is easy on the eyes.

It's very easy to look at this person

because they look so nice, they are eye candy.

You're very easy on the eyes.

And the last one, not necessarily a positive one.

But you could say you're out of my league.

If somebody is out of your league,

it means they're too attractive

or you consider them to be too attractive

to go out with you.

I don't know why I try with you,

you're completely out of my league.

Not very nice and not nice to tell anyone

that you are out of their league ever.

Right, your homework for today is to add to this list.

I want more suggestions in the comments section.

Phrases, adjectives and nouns to describe someone

who is very attractive.

I'm sure there are lots more out there.

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Thank you so much for coming to my lesson today.

I hope you enjoyed it and I hope you learnt something.

I will see you soon for another one, muah.

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