Dating and Relationship English (Intermediate to Advanced – Top 200+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 8

Intermediate Deck 8

Total: 20 words

abusive

adjective

offensive, violent, or extremely harmful

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no strings attached

adjective

used to describe a relationship or agreement, usually a sexual one, without commitment and obligations

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get stood up

verb phrase

to be left waiting and alone because the other failed to show up for your meeting or date

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step out

idiom

when used with 'on,' it means to cheat on your significant other

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sexting

noun

the act of sending sexually explicit images, videos, text messages, or emails usually online or using a cell phone

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rob the cradle

idiom

to have a relationship with someone much younger than one's self

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pick up someone

phrasal verb

to meet or be acquainted with someone you don't know for sexual purposes

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joined at the hip

idiom

closely connected; always together

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be nuts about someone or something

idiom

to be very interested or have strong, loving feelings for someone; to like someone very much

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matchmaker

noun

someone who likes to introduce people to each other who they think might be romantically interested in each other

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be under someone's spell

idiom

to be influenced or controlled by someone because of extreme interest or attraction

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betrothal

noun

the act or state of being engaged

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platonic

adjective

a relationship that is only friendly and not sexual, especially between two people of the opposite sex

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be head over heels in love

idiom

to be very much in love or have strong feelings of love for someone

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steal someone's heart

idiom

to win someone's love

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take someone's breath away

idiom

to make someone feel surprised, excited, or in awe because of beauty, grandeur, etc.

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go steady

verb phrase

to have a regular romantic or sexual relationship with someone, often exclusively

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leave someone at the altar

idiom

to decide not to marry someone at the last moment

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take a step back

idiom

to consider someone or something from a broader or more objective perspective

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on the rocks

idiom

experiencing difficulties with the likelihood of failure

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