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* 22 Personal Life and Family (p.1 of 2)

 

22.1�� When you describe an attractive woman

 

She's really beautiful.�� Listen�� <�Look at the cover girl. She�s really beautiful.� � �Magazines often put photos of good-looking women on their covers to catch readers� attention.�>

She's really attractive.�� Listen�� <�I like the actress who plays in this movie. She�s really attractive.�>

She's really lovely.�� Listen�� <�My sister works as a photographer�s model.� � �She�s really lovely.�>

She's really pretty.�� Listen�� <�The woman in the picture is my grandmother.� � �She�s really pretty.�>

She's really gorgeous.�� Listen�� <�The bride is the crown jewel of the evening.� � �She�s really gorgeous.�>

She's really cute.�� Listen�� <�This is my brother�s little daughter.� � �She�s really cute.�>

She's really a doll.�� Listen�� <�She looks great in jeans.� � �She�s really a doll.�>

She's a real doll.�� Listen�� <�His wife is blue-eyed, blond, tall, and slender. She�s a real doll.�>

She's a real babe.�� Listen�� <�She�s a real babe. Her mother is a Latina and the father is a mulatto.�>

What a doll!�� Listen�� <�Look at the lady he is escorting. What a doll!�>

What a babe!�� Listen�� <�A saw your sister at the reception. What a babe!�>

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22.2�� When you describe an attractive man

 

He�s really handsome.�� Listen�� <�I saw your fiancé yesterday. He�s really handsome.�>

He's really cute.�� Listen�� <�There is a new boy in our class. His parents recently moved into our town. He�s really cute.�>

He's really my type.�� Listen�� AHis looks match my stereotype of attractiveness.��� <�I�ve been dating a guy for a few months. He�s really my type.�>

He's a real doll.�� Listen�� <�Do you remember the actor who played the main character? He�s a real doll.�>

What a good-looker!�� Listen�� <�Look at this new TV anchorman. What a good-looker!�>

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22.3�� When you ask a person for a date

 

Would you like to go out to dinner with me?�� Listen�� < � �What kind of food do you prefer?�>

Would you like to go to dinner?�� Listen�� < � �Maybe. Sometime.�>

I was wondering if you'd like to go out.�� Listen�� < � �If I want to go out with you, I�ll let you know.�>

I was wondering if you'd like to see a movie.�� Listen�� < � �What movie do you want to watch?�>

If you are not doing anything, would you like to go to a party with me?�� Listen�� < � �Who are your friends?�>

What are you doing this weekend?�� Listen�� < � �I don�t have plans yet.�>

Are you free Saturday afternoon?�� Listen�� < � �As of now, yes, I am.�>

Can I see you again?�� Listen�� ADo you mind if we go out on another date sometime?��� (used with can or may or could)�� <�I had a marvelous time with you tonight. Can I see you again?� � �Maybe in a week or two.�>

Will I see you again?�� Listen�� AIs there a chance we go out on another date sometime? Are you interested in me?��� <�I had a pleasant time with you tonight. Will I see you again?� � �That would be nice. Call me some time.�>

Can I call you?�� Listen�� ADo you mind if I call you to ask for another date sometime?��� (used with can or may or could)�� <�I had a wonderful time. Can I call you?� � �Call me next week.�>

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22.4�� When you profess love

 

I'm falling in love with you.�� Listen�� <�You are such a wonderful girl. I am falling in love with you.�>

I have fallen in love with you.�� Listen�� <�I have fallen in love with you. It is a love at first sight.�>

I love you.�� Listen�� <�My dear Cecily, I love you. I love you more than you�ll ever know.�>

I really love you.�� Listen�� <�I really love you. And I love you more and more every day.�>

I love you madly.�� Listen�� <�I love you madly, and I can�t live without you. Need I say more?�>

I love you passionately.�� Listen�� <�I love you passionately, and I want to marry you.�>

I love you with all my heart.�� Listen�� <�I love you with all my heart. I have always loved you.�>

I'm in love with you.�� Listen�� <�I am in love with you. Please be my wife.�>

I'm madly in love with you.�� Listen�� <�I am madly in love with you. Let�s get married.�>

I'm passionately in love with you.�� Listen�� <�I am passionately in love with you. I have had a crush on you for years.�>

Be my love.�� Listen�� <�I am fortunate to have met you as my other half. Be my love.�>

Be my sweetheart.�� Listen�� <�I can�t let you out of sight for a single instant. Be my sweetheart.�>

Be mine.�� Listen�� <�I am so intoxicated with tenderness, with affection, and with ardor. Be mine.�>

Be mine always.�� Listen�� <�Be mine always. Will you marry me?�>

Where have you been all my life?�� Listen�� AI have been waiting for you all my life.��� <�I�m twenty seven years old. Where have you been all my life?�>

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