Love and relationships vocabulary

Vocabulary about relationships, romance and love

Probably the most important aspect of our lives is love and our relationships with other people. So that’s why young people are often searching the internet for vocabulary about these topics.

Socializing, parties and forming relationships with other young people from different countries seems to be the most important thing. And therefore a good knowledge of correct English phrases and expressions is absolutely essential.

Better English conversation about intimate topics

This list will be your useful companion when you need to talk about relationships, love, romance or flirting. If you want to ask someone in English to go out with you or just want to have a flirting conversation, be sure to check out these phrases.

You can use them if:

1. you want to have a quality conversation about love and relationships
2. you like someone and want to date him/her
3. you want to understand romantic comedies 🙂




Since this topic is very wide, this list provides many different phrases and expressions about relationships, dating and love. Learning them will significantly improve your conversation skills and most of all, you will have better chance to find a boyfriend or a girlfriend…

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LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS: (50 terms)
long-distance relationshiprelationship when partners are living far from each other
hunkgood looking male (slang)
go along (with someone or something)to follow, to cooperate
get over (something)overcome hard obstacles
loserperson who doesn't win (used in any situation)
cheat on somebodyto be unfaithful, having another relationship
get back on one’s feetregain control of one's life
hot girlpretty and sexy girl
dateperson you start seeing as a girlfriend or boyfriend
crankybeing easily irritated and angry
repelto cause others to avoid him/her, to drive away
strikingvery good looking
break upto end a relationship
let the good times rollto have a good time (usually sex)
uptightnervous
backsiderear side of a human body that we sit on
weird outto become nervous, to start panicking
get overto recover from a difficult situation
cheeseball linesrather stupid or corny talk
lose (one’s) mindgo crazy, to lose control of emotions
lock (oneself) indiscontinue contacts with people around you
to ditchto end a relationship
freak outto be excited, to lose control of emotions
pull (oneself) togetherregain control of emotions
tone downto make something more moderate
prenupswritten agreement before marriage
say hiform of greeting
prissoverly nice person
screw aroundto cheat a partner, to have sex outside relationship
takensomeone who is not single
to dump (somebody)to end a relationship with somebody
to pigeonholeto categorize people
cuddleintimate hugging, touching
pop the questionwhen a man asks a woman to marry him
find (someone) attractiveto think that someone is attractive
gorgeousgood looking person (usually woman)
hang outto spend time
one-night standsexual relationship for one night
storm outto angrily leave a place
push (someone)to provoke
be crazy about (someone)to be strongly in love
seeing somebodyto date somebody
go outto meet somebody as a girlfriend or a boyfriend
soul mateperson with strong emotional connection
get in the sackto have a sexual affair
hang upto end a call
staggoing solo to a party (without a partner)
manhoodqualities that men can be proud of
break upto end a relationship
to be stood upwhen girlfriend or boyfriend does not come to a date