Splendid Expressions Week 3: Day 2 of 5

Topic: ROMANCE

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

He's been trying to invite Karen out for a date but she keeps playing ........ to get and finds excuses for saying 'no', even though she likes him.

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b)
c)
Well done! If you 'play hard to get' you give the impression to someone who is attracted to you that you're not interested in order to make them even more attracted to you. Sorry, try again.Your answer has been saved.
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2

I think all my daughter's friends at school have a crush ........ one celebrity or another.

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b)
c)
Well done! If someone 'has a crush on someone' it means they have strong, but not very long-lasting romantic feelings towards them.Sorry, try again.Your answer has been saved.
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3

Steve had a blind ........ with a woman his friend works with and apparently they both got on really well.

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b)
c)
Well done! If you go on a 'blind date' you go out with someone you've never seen before for the first time.Sorry, try again.Your answer has been saved.
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) I think I'll play hard to with Marlon. I don't want him to know how much I like him yet.

B) I remember when I was young I had a on one of my teachers.

C) I'd never go on a date. You never know who you might meet!

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Make them your own!

1) Do you ever play hard to get?
2) Have you ever had a crush on someone?
3) Have you ever arranged a blind date with or for someone?

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