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i want to know what is the different from "date " and "relationship" i am confused about " date "and "relationship " a boy from Hungary told me date is go out with the only one girlfriend
Feb 9, 2014 8:02 AM
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First, "date" can be a noun or a verb. If I say "I have a date tonight," it doesn't imply anything about exclusivity or whether I've dated this person before. It could be with someone I've just met or someone I've been dating for a long time. People also talk about having a date with their spouse. "I'm dating someone," implies an ongoing relationship, probably exclusive, and that we have dated before and expect to continue dating. If I say "I'm in a relationship," it definitely implies an ongoing, exclusive commitment.
February 9, 2014
The words have little in common. You probably could say a boy and a girl who go out on a date(约会) have a relationship(关系).
February 9, 2014
A date could be a once off meeting. You may have a date to go out to dinner with someone and if you don't like the person, you would not go out together again. If you have a relationship, then that means you have an ongoing association with someone. You meet for the first time, like each other, go out on a date, then decide to continue seeing each other. If you make a commitment to that person and continue to see them, then you don't go out with other people because you now have a 'relationship'. I hope this is clear and that you now understand the difference.
February 9, 2014
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