Look at these phrases – do any mean the same or similar things? Can you put them in a logical order?
carry a torch for
ask someone out
get back together with
Read the text and discuss your answers with a partner.
How did Tiphany become disabled?
Was it love at first sight?
Did Tiphany and Steve ever marry each other?
Why did they break up?
What’s their relationship like now?
How would you feel if you were Chloe? (Steve’s wife)
Do you think their relationship is healthy? Why / Why not?
Explain these terms in your own words? Prepare to explain them to your next partner.
the baby’s father walked?
were a rock to my family
dropped a bombshell
come to terms with
lose sight of
What do you think will happen to Steve and Tiphany? Use words from exercise 1 to help you decide.