Hair is that stuff that grows from the top of your head and all over your body.
- If your hair gets too long, you need to get a haircut.
- Women go to a salon to have their hair styled or dyed.
- People who work around food might have to wear a hairnet. (A hairnet covers the hair.)
- A person who has a lot of hair is said to be hairy. (The word "hairy" is an adjective.)
- A man who grows hair under his nose has a moustache.
- A man who grows hair on his chin has a beard.
- The hair that grows above your eye is an eyebrow.
- A baby doesn’t have much hair.
- As people get older they tend to lose their hair.
- Hair turns gray or white on most elderly people.
- A person who doesn’t have any hair is bald.
- If you don’t like the color of your hair, you can dye it.
She dyed her hair pink.
There are a few expressions that use the word "hair."
- Bob came within a hair of getting that job. (He came close to getting that job.)
- The people at the party let down their hair when the music started. (They relaxed and, perhaps, started to dance.)
- Get out of my hair! (Stop bothering me!)
- He’s just splitting hairs. (He’s finding fault with something that is not important.)
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October 8, 2015