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Year of the Horse

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According to Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. The previous horse years were 2002, 1990 and 1978. People born in the year of the horse are said to be a bit like horses.

"Horse personalities" are said to be very active, ambitious, multi-taskers and fond of exercise. On the other hand, negative aspects of horses are they may be impatient, greedy and unconcerned with the problems of others.

People born under the sign of the Horse are willing to try anything. It is said they are suited to jobs which allow them to interact with others. Good careers for them include language teachers, translators and journalists.

Are you a "Horse"? Does this sound like your personality? If you are not a Horse, what is your sign of the zodiac?

Can you match the following definitions to some of the words above? Type your answers into the boxes below:

  • 1) Which word means 'having desire to succeed?
  • 2) Which word means 'people who can do several things at the same time'?
  • 3) Which word means 'like/enjoy/keen'?
  • 4) Which word means 'a person who is easily annoyed because they have to wait'?
  • 5) Which word means 'a person who has too much desire for money/power/food'?
  • 6) Which word means 'mix, talk and do things with others'.
  • 7) Which word means 'people who write for newspapers and magazines'?