You see a beautiful woman or a handsome man, and you want to meet them and get to know them. But what do you say? How can you make a romantic connection and start a conversation with the person of your dreams?
We have absolutely no idea because we can’t remember, but I think we can help you with some English vocabulary!
223 mispronounced words in the pronunciation course at store.mansio ningles.net.
Daniela Sassola from Argentina
Eric Medina Izquierdo
Voice message from Luis from Venezuela
advices – advice
on in December (in + month)
I have lost so much
How to get your English level back: listen to this podcast! FInd other podcasts, blogs, social media groups based on topics you like, study online with a private teacher, join or start a conversation group, be proactive!
The Chat Box – Facebook English group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/worldenglishchatbox/
Mario from Getafe
I think you could explain us (explain TO us)
Flirting, pick up lines, funny anecdotes
To flirt / a flirt / flirty (informal) = flirtatious
To chat up (someone) / To chat (someone) up – Remember object can be after or before preposition for most phrasal verbs
To pick up (someone)
To pull (someone), to be ‘on the pull’
To ask out (someone)
To be attracted to (someone)
To turn (someone on), to be turned on by someone
To be hot
To have the hots (for someone) – informal
To be taken by (someone)
To have a thing for (someone) – informal
To eye up (someone)
To give someone the eye
To approach someone/to go up to someone
How has flirting changed over the years?
What’s the best way to approach someone you fancy?
How important is body language, intonation, eye contact, etc?
Do you have a funny or embarrassing story about a time you tried to pick someone up?
Some tried and tested, albeit clichéd, pick up lines
Haven’t I seen you somewhere before?
I don’t think I’ve seen you here before.
Do you come here often? – NB. extremely clichéd!
(So), what brings you here?
Do you mind if…I sit here/I join you?
Is this seat taken?
Can I buy you a drink?
…and now it’s your turn to practise your English. Do you have a funny or embarrassing story about a time you tried to pick someone up? We’d love to hear it.
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Cheesy pick-up lines – PLEASE don’t use these, just be natural!
“Nice to meet you, I’m (your name) and you are… gorgeous!”
“If I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put ‘U’ and ‘I’ together.”
“Are you a parking ticket? Because you’ve got FINE written all over you.”
“Kiss me if I’m wrong, but dinosaurs still exist, right?”
“Do you believe in love at first sight—or should I walk by again?”
“Is your name Google? Because you’ve got everything I’m searching for.”
“I was feeling a little off today—but you’ve turned me on again!”
“I am going to complain to Spotify about you not being this week’s hottest single.”
“Is your name Wi-fi? Because I’m really feeling a connection.”
“We’re not socks. But I think we’d make a great pair.”
“There is something wrong with my mobile phone. It doesn’t have your number in it.”
“I want someone to look at me the way I look at chocolate cake.”
“You’re like a dictionary… you add meaning to my life.”