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PART 1: TO STAND SOMEONE UP, TO LET SOMEONE DOWN

 

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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?
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.

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PART 2: TO FALL OUT, TO BREAK UP, TO MAKE UP, TO GET OVER

 

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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!
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...
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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.

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