Key Words and Useful Expressions:
subculture; to express one's identity - who somebody is; to rebel against - to protest; rebellious; don't conform; reject; to try out all sorts of options; violent; to differ from social norms; to have their own values and beliefs; distinct features; approve of; disapprove of.
|Subculture - cубкультура;
to express one's identity, who somebody is - выражать свою сущность;
to rebel against - to protest - протестовать против;
rebellious - бунтарский;
don't conform - не подчиняться (правилам /нормам поведения);
reject - возражать;
to try out all sorts of options - использовать все возможности;
violent - жестокий;
to differ from social norms - отличаться от общепринятых норм;
to have their own values and beliefs - иметь свои собственные ценности и убеждения;
distinct features - отличительные черты;
approve of - одобрять что-то;
disapprove of - не одобрять что-то.
Neutral: well, you see, the reason was that..., let me explain..., you see, but the point is... .
Informal: well, the thing is..., it's like this, you see.
Formal: the main reason is that..., if I could explain.
Saying you approve:
...is quite /absolutely right, ...seems /sounds just right, ...is just what I had in mind, I'm all for such opinions.
Saying you don't approve:
I don't think... is very good, it is wrong to think that..., it isn't right to..., I can't approve of..., ...is all wrong.