TOEFL Essay Topic 121 - Some people trust their first impressions about a person`s character because they believe these judgments are generally correct. Other people do not judge a person`s character quickly because they believe first impressions are often wrong. Compare these two attitudes. Which attitude do you agree with? Support your choice with specific examples.
In our daily life, we will always be told a wealth of such cases as a guy who has fallen into love with a girl at the first sight, one of your friends who impresses your mother deeply on his or her first visit to your house and then is treated exceptionally well by your hard-to-be-pleased mother,...
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First impressions are the feelings that a person gives you the first time you meet them, it could be by the way they look or how they speak and it's impossible to not have one because it's natural.
Have a first thought of someone it doesn't mean that they are how we think, most of the time you are going to be wrong, so in my opinion we shouldn't trust first impressions because you could be really surprised.
In my life I've heard the sentence "He/She wasn't how I expected" thousands of times, that's another reason of why we shouldn't trust them because the appearance won't tell us how a person really is. However there are some exceptions, it doesn't happen often but some people can be right about other person, by that I'm saying that luck exists.
To sum up, have first impressions is not bad because we are humans and we tend to judge everything we see, but we shouldn't trust them because there are going to be thousand of factors that will show you that you were wrong.Read more