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Pair, Pier, Peer, Peer Pressure

Pair, Pier, Peer, Peer Pressure
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You grow up a certain way, and you make decisions within your family, but then you go to college, and the decisions become harder. You are away from home, from the influence of your parents, dealing with peer pressure. There\'s a lot of stuff that goes on in college.” –Benjamin Watson 

“You grow up a certain way, and you make decisions within your family, but then you go to college, and the decisions become harder. You are away from home, from the influence of your parents, dealing with peer pressure. There's a lot of stuff that goes on in college.” –Benjamin Watson

Pair refers to a couple of things, pair is a partnership of two people or two things (a pair of slippers, a pair of shoes, a pair of gloves, a pair a trousers, a pair of scissors), pair is two of something that are either similar or go together or hand in hand.

Some couples make a perfect pair in a marriage.

Arranged marriages are usually paired up parents.

You either pair up with someone, or pair off from someone.

Pier and peer are homophones.

Pier is man-made structure.

Pier is an elevated structure built from the shoreline into the sea.

Pier means a supporting pillars of a structure.

One of the longest piers in the world is in Southend-on-Sea in England.

Peer functions as a noun, and verb.

Peer also functions as verb (peers, peered, peering) meaning to look, usually in an intrusive manner, to look carefully.

Peers is a person of your age group, person of same school, your fellow workers or colleagues.

Your peers in school are your classmates or pupils of your age group.

Peers in the United Kingdom are the members of the Upper House of the Parliament called House of Lords.

The class of nobility in the today’s UK enjoy very few privileges such as the hereditary right to the House of Lords.

The peers in the House of Lords (825 members) may or may not be affiliated to a political party because some represent professions, and some independence of thought. The peers are different types: life peers (appointed by the monarch for lifetime), archbishops and bishops, elected hereditary peers.

Peers, people of your age group or from your organization or your contemporaries, can have positive or negative influence, positive pressure or negative pressure.

Peers can have good impact on peers when one of them teaches others in the group.

Sometimes, peers can have negative influence: being mean is cool or bunking classes is cool.

Peer pressure is the pressure felt by kids at school or students in the college to fit into a group, or
Peer pressure is the influence people feel from peers to change one’s outlook, attitudes, values, or to conform to someone or something.

Peer pressure is the social pressure felt by people from their peers to fit in.

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