This dating and marriage vocabulary guide provides common expressions used in English to speak about romance, going out and getting married including the verbs, nouns, and idioms used with these expressions. These are often similar to those used when speaking about romantic relationships.
to ask someone out – to ask someone to go on a date
Alan asked Susan out last week. She still hasn’t given him an answer.
to date – to see someone repeatedly in a romantic sense
They dated for two years before they decided to get married.
to fall in love – to find someone that you love
They fell in love while on a hike through Peru.
to go out – to date once, to go out repeatedly (often used in the present perfect continuous form)