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Plastic surgery

boob job

noun

a medical operation to change the size of a woman’s breasts, especially to make them bigger

Botox

botulinum toxin: a substance that can be injected into someone’s face to make the muscles relax and the skin look smoother and younger

collagen

noun

a type of protein that is often used in skin cream and in plastic surgery because it makes skin look younger

cosmetic surgery

noun

medical operations that improve someone’s appearance

facelift

noun

a medical operation to make someone’s face look younger

nip and tuck

noun

a medical operation to make someone look thinner or younger, in which some of their fat is removed and their skin is made tighter

nose job

noun

a medical operation to change the appearance of someone’s nose so that they look more attractive

plastic surgeon

noun

a doctor whose job is to improve the appearance of a part of someone’s body, either to repair an injury or to make the person more attractive

plastic surgery

noun

medical operations to improve the appearance of a part of someone’s body, either to repair an injury or to make the person more attractive

tuck

verb

if a part of someone’s body is tucked, they have plastic surgery to make their skin tighter and make them look younger or thinner

tuck

noun

a medical operation to make your skin tighter and make you look younger or thinner

work

noun

cosmetic surgery

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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