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English Course – Essential – lesson 8/50-2010

From the book: Access to English by Michael Coles and Basil Lord
Who are the people in the dark corner over there? They are Mary Stephens from the library and Bruce Fanshawe. Mary is a pretty girl and Bruce is good-looking. He has a moustache and he has a gold watch. Yes, Bruce has some money tonight. Bruce and Mary have some white wine on the table.
Arthur hasn’t a watch. He has only a cheap watch. Arthur hasn’t any wine because he hasn’t any money.
QUESTION: What are Mary and Bruce like?

fade   /feɪd/ Show Spelled [feyd] Show IPA verb,fad·ed, fad·ing, noun
–verb (used without object)
1.to lose brightness or vividness of color.
2.to become dim, as light, or lose brightness of illumination.
3.to lose freshness, vigor, strength, or health: The tulips have faded.
4.to disappear or die gradually (often fol. by away or out): His anger faded away.