[EnglishinKorean] Ten in Ten: Dating

Here are the list of expressions related to the topic ‘dating’. Go over each expression and try to make a sentence using them. Use the questions (in blue) below as a guide to practice these expressions.

They’re going out
How long have you two been together?
How long have you two been seeing each other?
Going out  / Going steady
We’re dating < It’s official
We’re together  / We’re seeing each other.

Q: Do you think it’s okay to go out with someone that you work with? Why or why not?

They broke up / We’re done
To dump someone
I got dumped / She dumped me  / I always get dumped
Break up and Make up: They’re always breaking up and making up again. / They’ve been on an off for the last five years.
We’re growing apart  / We’re taking a break / We haven’t been getting along

Q: Are you the person who dumps or get dumped?

She’s a keeper / He’s a keeper
Rose-tinted glasses 콩깍지
They’re still in the honeymoon phase
They have so much in common
You two look so good together
They make a great a couple
Mr. Right
She’s the one.  / I really think she’s the one.
-I wanna spend the rest of my life with
It was love at first sight.

Q: Do you believe in love at first sight? How did you or people you know of find the one?

She’s out of his league. 그 여자 아까워요
She could do so much better.
She’s settling for less
She gave him an ultimatum.
She’s waiting for him to pop the question.
I’m still not ready to settle down / He didn’t want to settle down.

Q: When and how do people get married in your country? 

She cheated on me. / He cheated on her.
He cheated on the test.  (NOT cunning 교활한)
He’s such a player / He has a bad reputation
He’s so needy. 집착
She’s so clingy / He’s so possessive / He’s so jealous.
He’s a momma’s boy / She’s a daddy’s girl.
She’s always the life of the party.
She’s a real social animal.

Q: Clinger vs. Player: if you have to choose between the two, which one would it be? Why?

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