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Look at these pics of star signs and read about yourself and your friends. Have fun!
March 21 - April 19
Aries people are creative, adaptive, and insightful. They can also be strong-willed and spontaneous. Aries people are very ambitious often making them over-achievers in anything they set their mind on.
- strong-willed - решительный, волевой
- set once's mind on smth - стремиться к чему-либо
April 20 - May 20
Taurus zodiac signs and meanings, like the animal that represents them, is all about strength and will. Stubborn by nature, the Taurus will stand his/her ground to the bitter end (sometimes even irrationally so).
- stand one's ground - стоять на своем
- to the bitter end - до победного конца
May 21 - June 20
Flexibility, balance, and adaptability are the keywords for the Gemini. They are quick to grasp the meaning of a situation and act on it, often with positive effects. They tend to have a duality to their nature, and can sometimes be hard to predict how they will react.
- they tend to have a duality to their nature - они склонны к двойственности от природы
June 21 - July 22
Cancerians love home-life, family, and domestic settings. They are traditionalists who love history much. They also enjoy relaxing near water and having meals with loved ones.
- domestic settings - вещи и события, связанные с домом и семьей
- loved ones - любимые люди
July 23 - August 22
The zodiac signs and meanings of Leo are about strength, power, and abundance. Leos are natural born leaders, and they will let you know it as they have a tendency to be proud about their opinions.
- abundance - изобилие
- natural born leaders - прирожденные лидеры
August 23 - September 22
Virgos have keen minds, and are delightful to talk with. Virgos are inquisitive and are very skilled at drawing information from people. This trait also makes them naturally intuitive.
- keen mind - острый ум
- inquisitive - любознательный
- be skilled at - иметь навыки в чем-то, быть умелым в чем-то
- draw information - извлекать информацию
September 23 - October 22
Libras are all about balance, justice, and stability. They easily surround themselves with harmony and beauty, but sometimes go to extremes to do so if their goals are unreasonable.
- surround oneself with - окружать себя чем-то
- go to extremes - ударяться в крайности
October 23 - November 21
The Scorpio is often misunderstood. These personalities are capable of executing massive enterprises with cool control and confidence. They can overcome all obstacles when they put their mind to the task.
- be misunderstood - быть непонятым
- be capable of - способный на что-либо
- overcome all obstacles - преодолевать все препятствия
November 22 - December 21
Here we have the philosopher among the zodiac signs and meanings. Like the Scorpio, they have great ability for focus, and can be very intense. However, they must channel their energy or they will waste time going in too many directions at once.
- channel energy - направлять энергию в одно русло
- waste time - терять время
December 22 - January 19
Capricornas are also philosophical signs and are highly intelligent too. They apply their knowledge to practical matters, and strive to maintain stability and order. They are good organizers, and they achieve their goals by systematic means.
- apply knowledge to practical matters - применять знания на практике
- strive to maintain stability - стремиться сохранять стабильность
January 20 - February 18
Often simple, the Aquarian goes about accomplishing goals in a quiet, often not traditional ways. Although their methods may be like that, the results for achievement are surprisingly effective.
- accomplish goals - достигать целей
February 19 - March 20
Pisces zodiac signs and meanings deal with acquiring vast amounts of knowledge. Pisces are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. They are honest, unselfish and trustworthy.
- acquire knowledge - получать знания
- be willing to help - быть готовым помочь
- trustworthy - заслуживать доверия
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