1. to break up
Meaning: to end up a romantic relationship
I don’t know why she broke up with Mike.
2. to drift apart
Meaning: to become less close to someone
One of my friends drifted apart just after he fell in love.
3. to enjoy someone’s company
Meaning: to like spending time with someone
We really enjoy each other’s company because we share similar interests.
4. to fall for
Meaning: to fall in love
My friend fell for a Russian girl on his last holiday.
5. to fall head over heels in love
Meaning: to start to love someone a lot
I have no idea about when I fell head over heels in her love.
6. to fall out with
Meaning: to have a disagreement and stop being friends
David and Michael sees eye-to-eye on most things so they rarely fall out with each other.
7. to get on like a house on fire
Meaning: to like someone’s company very much indeed
I’m really getting on like a house on fire with Rosy.
8. to get on well with
Meaning: to understand someone and enjoy similar interests
I have no issue with Maria, I always get on well with her.
9. to get to know
Meaning: to begin to know someone
We have got to know each other.
10. to go back years
Meaning: to have known someone for a long time
My other friendships go back years when we were at hostel.
11. to have a lot in common
Meaning: to share similar interests
We have a lot in common so we enjoy each other’s company.
12. to have ups and downs
Meaning: to have good and bad times
Every relationship has its ups and downs.
13. a healthy relationship
Meaning: a good, positive relationship
It’s difficult to maintain a healthy relationship.
14. to hit it off
Meaning: to quickly become good friends with
We hit it off with other employees at the workplace.
15. to be in a relationship
Meaning: to be romantically involved with someone
I think they are in a relationship for the last three years.
16. to be just good friends
Meaning: to not be romantically involved
We are just good friends, nothing else!
17. to keep in touch with
Meaning: to keep in contact with
Not every mate kept in touch with me after the high school study.
18. to lose touch with
Meaning: to not see or hear from someone any longer
I’ve lost touch with many friends after joining my duty at the campus.
19. love at first sight
Meaning: to fall in love immediately you meet someone
Our incredible story began with love at the first sight.
20. to pop the question
Meaning: to ask someone to marry you
I’ve known her for years so I will pop the question now.
21. to see eye to eye
Meaning: to agree on a subject
It’s really interesting that we see eye-to-eye on different things.
22. to settle down
Meaning: to give up the single life and start a family
I really want to settle down because I’m fed with my single life.
23. to strike up a relationship
Meaning: to begin a friendship
She really wants to strike up a relationship with me.
24. to tie the knot
Meaning: to get married
I’m going to tie the knot next month in Manali.
25. to be well matched
Meaning: to be similar to
I’m well matched to her when it comes to likes and dislikes.
26. to work at a relationship
Meaning: to try to maintain a positive relationship with someone