Funky Phrasals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dating
 
 
 
 
Dating

DATING
Funky Phrasals brings you some useful ways of talking about dating.

To make things easier, we have broken the phrasal verbs down into two parts.



Funky Phrasals
• to stand someone up
• to let someone down
Part 1A - Listening
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Part 1B - Reading
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VICKI:Picture this:You?re standing in the rain waiting for your date
MATT:You?ve been waiting for a long time.
VICKI:Where are they?

It looks like they've stood you up


VICKI:It looks like they?ve stood you up!
MATT:Yup. They?ve arranged a date, but they?re not coming - they?ve stood you up.
VICKI:It?s horrible being stood up.
MATT:You feel that they?ve let you down!
VICKI:They?ve not done what they said they?d do.


Part 1C - More examples
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Funky Phrasals
• to fall out
• to break up
• to make up
• to get over
Part 2A - Listening
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Part 2B - Reading
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VICKI:So, if someone?s stood you up, the next time you see them, you?ll probably argue!
MATT:You?ll fall out!
VICKI:That?s right you?ll argue or quarrel, you'll fall out. And you might even decide to end the relationship.
MATT:You might decide to break up.
VICKI:But sometimes, people break up, and then they make up again!

You fall out; you break up; you make up


MATT:Yes, even though they decided to end the relationship, they stop arguing and think they?ll give it another try.
VICKI:Yes some couples seem to be breaking up and making up again all the time!
MATT:You fall out; you break up; you make up? And then you fall out again....
(MUSIC)
VICKI:So the relationship?s over....
MATT:Yeah. That?s it. It?s the end. You never want to see them again as long as you live!
VICKI:It?s not easy though is it? If someone was really special to you.
MATT:No. You need time to get over them!
VICKI:That?s right - you need some time to get used to life without them, to accept the end of the relationship.


Part 2C - More examples
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