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The following phrases will be useful for you when talking about relationships in English:
1) to have a thing for – meaning to like someone or have a soft corner for someone
Ex: Jane has always had a thing for her childhood friend Ashley
2)to have a crush on – to be romantically interested in someone or to be attracted to someone.
Ex- Jane has a secret crush on Charlie since high school.
3)To get serious – to formalise one’ s relationship or think along the lines of marrying someone.
Ex- John has gotten really serious Myra and plans to marry her soon.
4) to pop the question – to propose for marriage
Ex- Sarah was very excited when her long-time boyfriend popped the question to her on the occasion of her birthday.
5) to cheat on – to have a romantic partner outside of your relationship or marriage
Mandy blew up her marriage by cheating on her husband with an older man.
6) to have an affair – to have a romantic relationship which is possibly physical –
Radha had a steamy affair with her boss Charles.
7) to dump someone – to end a relationship where ending it is your choice and your decision and your partner’s Opinion doesn’t matter.
Kahuna dumped her alcoholic boyfriend for a nice, stable businessman
8) to be soulmates – two people in a romantic relationship who you love each other deeply, are compatible and feel strongly connected to each other.
Binny and Raul have been soulmates ever since they met each other.