Dating and Relationship English (Intermediate to Advanced – Top 200+ Terms)/
Advanced Deck 1

Advanced Deck 1

Total: 16 words

friendzone

noun

the state of being friends with someone whom you prefer to be romantically or sexually involved with

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Instagram official

adjective

a relationship that's been declared official or real because the couple posted a photo of them together on Instagram

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single and ready to mingle

expression

used by someone who is not in a relationship to express interest or willingness to get to know people and start dating again

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whisper sweet nothings in someone's ear

idiom

to murmur words of affection to someone in a flirtatious manner

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There are plenty of fish in the sea.

idiom

used to tell someone that is single that there are other options for future partners

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love someone with all of one's heart and soul

verb phrase

to love someone with absolute sincerity and honesty

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

expression

used to mean that separation causes one's affection for another to grow or intensify

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star-crossed lovers

expression

a couple whose relationship is ill-fated and destined to fail

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slide into someone's DMs

verb phrase

to send someone a direct message on social media, often with romantic and/or sexual intentions

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genderfluid

adjective

noting or relating to a person who doesn't strictly identify as one distinct gender, perhaps identifying as a different gender at different times, or identifying as more than one gender at once

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non-binary

adjective

noting or relating to a person who doesn't identify with the two traditional genders

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It takes two to tango.

expression

used to emphasize or point out that both people involved in a difficult situation are somewhat responsible for what happened

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cisgender

adjective

noting or relating to a person whose gender identity is aligned with the sex they are assigned at birth

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pansexual

adjective

noting or relating to a person who can be romantically, emotionally, or sexually attracted to people of any sex or gender

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May-December marriage

adjective

a marriage in which one person is considerably older than the other

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thirst trap

noun

a social media post, especially a selfie or a suggestive photo, meant to elicit sexual attention, appreciation of one’s attractiveness, or other positive feedback

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