12 июн. 2009 г.

Непростые отношения или relationship idioms

Сегодня предлагаю парочку-другую выражений, которые описывают отношения между людьми: дружба, любовь, влечение, встречи, расставание.

get on/along with somebody
MEANING: to have good relationship with someone
e.g. Jack and July get along really well. They've been friends since high school.

fall for somebody
MEANING: to start being attracted by someone
e.g. Sarah fell for Michael's charm and good looks.

hit it off
MEANING: to become friends or lovers soon after meeting one another
e.g. Max and Amber met last night and really hit it off. They are going to the cinema this evening.

go for
MEANING: to like somebody
e.g. I don't think she is his type. He goes for model-like girls.

go out
MEANING: to start dating someone
e.g. How long have they been going out? - Unusually long for both of them.

fall out
MEANING: to stop being friends
e.g. June used to be her best friend. But they fell out over a guy from their team.

split up / break up
MEANING: to stop going out with someone
e.g. They had been in a long-year relationship and had two kids before they decided to split up.

make up
MEANING: to become friends again after an argument
e.g. My neighbors had a big argument last week, but they've made up now.

Другие идиомы.

12 комментариев:

  1. Самая приятная тема... и фотография такая симпатичная!

  2. Здравствуйте! Хочу поделиться с вами и читателями выражениями по данной теме. Надеюсь, что не обидетесь, Николаич.

    to pick up a man (woman) - познакомиться с мужчиной (женщиной)
    to crush on smb (to have a crush on smb) -(sl) - увлечься кем-либо
    to hang with (разг.) - встречаться
    to drop smb - прекращать встречаться
    to turn down - отвергать
    to be dumped - быть брошенным

  3. Woman wants monogamy;
    Man delights in novelty.
    Love is woman's moon and sun;
    Man has other forms of fun.
    Woman lives but in her lord;
    Count to ten, and man is bored.
    With this the gist and sum of it,
    What earthly good can come of it?
    Dorothy Parker

  4. Men are from MARS, women are from VENUS...but it has never prevented from loving each other... :)

  5. Real friends should have everything in common. :)
    A friend is a true comforter in times of trouble. :)
    It's not natural for friends to feel left out. :)

    crony - a close friend;
    bosom buddy (friend/pal) - a friend that you're very close to and who you like a lot. :)

  6. Всем спасибо за комментарии. Я всегда рад, когда посты дополняются интересными материалами.

  7. LEAVE SOMEONE (GET LEFT) OUT IN THE COLD - to shun someone; to exclude someone from a place or activity - Mary managed to offend just about everyone. She seemed not to care for anyone else's feelings. Eventually she got left out in the cold and no one included her in their plans or parties.
    TAKE A SHINE/FANCY TO SOMEONE - to like someone spontaneously; to develop a fondness for someone without the help of reason - Tom liked Kate from the moment he met her. He took a shine for her instantly.
    WEAR ONE'S HEART ON ONE'S SLEEVE - to make it evident that one cares for someone romantically; to display one's feelings openly - Richard has never made a secret of his love for Jane. He has always worn his heart on his sleeve.

  8. fancy smb - when you find smb attractive;
    be smitten with smb - be deeply affected by your love for smb;
    sweep smb off smb's feet - make smb fall in love quickly;
    only have eyes for smb - be interested only in that person and ignore (or not to notice) everyone else;
    have a heart-to-heart - have an honest and open conversation about your feelings;
    give smb a knock-back (informal) - reject smb; :0)

  9. to love smb to bits - очень любить :))

  10. Я тогда тоже добавлю, если можно:

    to be making out - целоваться
    to be head over hills in love - быть влюблённым в кого-то очень сильно (идиома)
    to be crazy about someone - быть влюблённым в кого-то оч. сильно (идиома)

  11. А как сказать "моя вторая половина": my second half, my second part, the right man (woman) for me или есть какое-то другое выражение?

  12. Всех с наступающим Новым Годом!!!