小測驗 — “愛”的詞彙表

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一年一度的西方情人節就快到了,好像空氣中都充滿了“愛”的味道。人們對愛的表達方式各有選擇,對愛人的稱呼個性而親密。做下面這個測試,學習這個節日中可用到的詞彙和表達,“裝備”好,迎接情人節吧。

1. ‘Baby’, ‘darling’ and ‘sweety’ are all examples of names that lovers might call each other. What is the expression which refers to names used in this way?

a) love names

b) romance names 

c) close names

d) pet names

2. On Valentine’s day, it is common for people to ask their partner to marry them. Which one of these expressions is not an idiom for ‘ask someone to marry’? 

a) I’m going to pop the question this Valentine’s day.

b) I’m going to ask for her hand this Valentine’s day.

c) I’m going to make eyes at her this Valentine’s day.

d) I’m going to get down on one knee this Valentine’s day.

3. Which of these idioms does not mean ‘I love you’?

a) I’m over you.

b) I’m head over heels for you.

c) I’ve fallen for you.

d) You’ve stolen my heart.

4. How can we describe the situation where one person loves another, but that love is not returned?

a) mutual love

b) unrequited love

c) one-way love

d) unreturned love

5. Couples in love, especially those who have just got together, can do some very strange things. Which of these activities would a newly made couple definitely not do?

a) make eyes at each other

b) steal a kiss from each other

c) whisper sweet nothings in each other’s ear

d) get under their lover’s skin

6. Unfortunately, relationships can end. Which of these expressions does not describe the end of a relationship?

a) I’m going to dump him.

b) Our relationship is on the rocks.

c) We called time on being together.

d) I think it’s time we went our separate ways.

答案

1) d, 2) c, 3) a, 4) b, 5) d, 6) b.