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    Hi, Teachers.

    What does the phrase 'the regularity of his features' mean?

    I saw this phrase in the Longman dictionary as an example of the usage of the word 'regularity'.

    Thank you very much.

    Enydia ^_^

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    Default Re: the regularity of his features

    His face has eyes at the same level, a straight nose, and an unremarkable mouth.

    Such faces are usually pleasant to look at. This is a face with regular features: http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/54/039_4072~Al-Pacino-Posters.jpg

    This is a face with irregular features: http://www.britfilms.tv/images/news/depardieu.jpg

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    Default Re: the regularity of his features

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    His face has eyes at the same level, a straight nose, and an unremarkable mouth.

    Such faces are usually pleasant to look at. This is a face with regular features: http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/54/039_4072~Al-Pacino-Posters.jpg

    This is a face with irregular features: http://www.britfilms.tv/images/news/depardieu.jpg
    a vivid explanation!

    Is the second photo Gerard Depardieu?
    Actually, I don't think his features are very irregular.

    Thank you very much.

    Enydia

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    Default Re: the regularity of his features

    Quote Originally Posted by enydia View Post
    a vivid explanation!

    Is the second photo Gerard Depardieu?
    Actually, I don't think his features are very irregular.

    Thank you very much.

    Enydia
    It is.

    His eyes are close together, ofdifferent shapes and at different angles, his nose is broken and has an irregular profile, his mouth twists up at one side, and his jaw is not the same shape on both sides of the face.

    Does not make him any the less interesting - in fact more so

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