Daily Life - Getting A Hair Cut(0081)

A:  Hello there! Come on in! Don't just stand there! Come and take a seat!
B:  Um, okay. Well, I just want a trim. Nothing too fancy.
A:  Oh my gosh! Your hair is amazing! So silky, so shiny! I am going to work my magic on your hair! You hear me? You are going to look like a million bucks!
B:  Okay. Um... can you make sure my sideburns are even and you just take a little off the top.
A:  Don't you worry, I'll take care of everything! ( starts cutting) Oh my god! I just love your curly hair! It's so fluffy and cute! You should totally let it grow out. An afro would look great on you!
B:  Um... no.
A:  Okay, but you are going to be my masterpiece!

Key Vocabulary

Don't just stand therephraseDo something. An action is required
take a seatphrasechoose a place to sit
trimcommon noun, singulara short cut of hair to make one look clean
fancyAdjectivevery fashionable
silkyAdjectiveresembling silk, very smooth
shinyAdjectivehaving a smooth and bright appearance
a million bucksphraseVery good. To look great
sideburnscommon noun, pluralhair that grows on the sides of man
curlyAdjectivehair in form of round shape
grow outphrasegrow long
afrocommon noun, singulara kind of hairstyle which very curly hair is formed into round ball

Supplementary Vocabulary

buzz cutcommon noun, singulara type of hairstyle where the hair is cut very short with an electric razor
Mohawkcommon noun, singulara hairstyle which consists of shaving both sides of the head, leaving a strip of noticeably longer hair on top
flat topcommon noun, singulara type of hairstyle where the hair on top is left a bit long and styled upwards, resulting in square looking haircut
pony tailcommon noun, singularin which most or all of the hair on the head is pulled away from the face, gathered and secured at the back of the head with a hair tie or clip and allowed to hang freely from that point
braidcommon noun, singularformed by intertwining three or more strands of hair so that the result is similar to a woven textile.