Today’s Word: character

April 20, 2017 =========

☆  character  性格


The character of a person is the qualities that make them distinct and different from others. A person’s character is their nature, their disposition, their personality, or their temperament.

There are a few other ways that you can use “character.” One common way, is this informal way to mean that someone is interesting, unusual or amusing. For example, “Bill changed departments last week, I miss him; he was a real character.” In this example, it means that Bill was a funny and amusing person (character) and you miss working with him.

You can also use it to say what kind of person someone is. For example, “He’s a strange character.” meaning that he is strange. Or “She has courage and determination and that makes her a remarkable character.” meaning that she is remarkable.