Paralympics words

 

Adjectives

  • disabled /dɪˈsɛɪbəld/ 
  • injured / hurt
  • inspiring / inpiritional
  • paraplegic
  • proud
  • brave / courageous
  • hard-working
  • striking / outstanding / extraordinary
  • well-built / muscular / muscled / powerful / strong
  • well-known / famous
  • awarded
  • devoted
  • amputated

Nouns

  • posthetic /ˌprɒsˈθɛtɪk/ leg
  • competition / sporting event
  • Paralympic athletes /ˈæθˌliːt/ 
  • wheelchair

 

  • emblem
  • national anthem /ˈænθəm/
  • Oympic Games
  • opening ceremony
  • paralympics /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks/ 
  • athlete
  • supporter
  • team
  • sportsman / sportsmen / sportswoman / sportswomen /
  • opponent
  • teammate
  • archery /ˈɑːrtʃərɪ/
  • indoor rowing
  • competitor
  • physical disabilities
  • powerlifting
  • road cycling
  • sitting volleyball
  • wheelchair basketball
  • wheelchair football
  • wheelchair rugby
  • bravery / courage
  • determination
  • performance
  • football field / pitch
  • home country
  • pool
  • (in a) stadium
  • track
  • spokesperson
  • blindness
  • disability
  • swimsuit / sportswear
  • respect / admiration / empathy / sense of belonging
  • confidence / self-esteem
  • achievement / accomplishment / success

Verbs

  • be present at / attend
  • compete
  • overcome
  • advocate
  • hold a competition
  • achieve / accomplish/ succeed
  • deliver a speech (v.)
  • denounce (v.)
  • strive for /ˈstraɪv/ (v.)
  • struggle / fight for (v.)
  • support ≠ oppose sth (v.)
  • be involved (v.)
  • embody / represent / highlight / emphasize / depict
  • provide / promote / bring
  • integrated / assimilated / integrate / gather / bring together

Expressions

  • hard work
  • overcome obstacles
  • team spirit
  • fierce look
  • Despite / In spite of
  • Even if

 

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