IDIOMS PHẢI BIẾT ĐỂ DÙNG NGAY: FRIENDS
to get to know: bắt đầu làm quen với ai
to hit it off: nhanh chóng trở thành bạn bè tốt
(friendship) to go back years: đã biết nhau trong một khoảng thời gian dài
to strike up a relationship: bắt đầu một tình bạn
to enjoy someone’s company: thích dành thời gian với ai
a healthy relationship: một mối quan hệ tốt đẹp
to have ups and downs: có những khoảng thời gian thăng trầm
to keep in touch with: giữ liên lạc với ai
to lose touch with: mất liên lạc với ai
to fall out with: cãi nhau, “cắt xoẹt”
to drift apart: dần trở nên xa cách với ai đó
to have conflicts with: mâu thuẫn với ai
to work at a relationship: cố gắng giữ gìn mối quan hệ tốt đẹp
to help somebody out: giúp đỡ ai
to get over: vượt qua
a long-lasting friendship: một tình bạn bền lâu
Examples: part 1
Do you see your friends very often?
Yes … we meet up most weekends … we all get on really well and have a lot in common so we’re always happy doing the same things and going to the same places.
What do you like about your close friends?
I think we enjoy each other’s company … we see eye-to-eye on most things so we rarely fall out with each other.
Have you known each other long?
Most of them yes … although my closest friend Carrie … we struck up a relationship at college and got on like a house on fire … but yes … my other friendships go back years to when we were at school.
Do you usually have conflicts with your friends?
Conflict is inevitable in every relationship. But I always try to maintain a healthy relationship to avoid drifting apart from my friends
Do you have a best friend?
I have a few best friends. Our friendships go back years to when we were still young. Although they are by no means my flesh & blood, they are like sisters to me who always help me out in every matter.
How would you describe a “good relationship”?
I would say that all relationships have ups & downs but if you are on good terms with your friends, you can get over it & keep in touch with each other, and always try to work at the relationship to make it a long-lasting friendship.