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Collocations Quiz: Relationships

1. best friends

If they're best friends, they must

a. have lots of close friends

b. like each other very much

c. be better than other friends

2. casual relationship

If you're in a casual relationship, you probably

a. love the other person

b. quite like the other person

c. can't stand the other person

3. fall in love

Sam has never fallen in love. He's never

a. been attracted to anyone

b. been crazy about anyone

c. been to bed with anyone

4. get back together

Shane and Liz are getting back together after

a. going away

b. having separated

c. being at work all day

5. go on a date

People usually go on dates

a. when they're at work

b. when they're at home

c. in their free time

6. make friends

You might find it hard to make friends if you're

a. talkative

b. friendly

c. shy

7. old friend

I've known most of my old friends

a. since last year

b. since childhood

c. since we got old

8. openly gay

If your friend is openly gay, he

a. lets people know he's gay

b. doesn't hide homosexuals

c. doesn't dislike gay people

9. steady relationship

Ben's not in a steady relationship because he prefers

a. long-term relationships

b. serious relationships

c. casual relationships

10. young couple

If they're a "young couple", it means

a. both of them are still quite young

b. their relationship has just begun

c. at least of one of them is young

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. best friends - If they're best friends, they must: a) have lots of close friends b) like each other very much c) be better than other friends

2. casual relationship - If you're in a casual relationship, you probably: a) love the other person b) quite like the other person c) can't stand the other person

3. fall in love - Sam has never fallen in love. He's never: a) been attracted to anyone b) been crazy about anyone c) been to bed with anyone

4. get back together - Shane and Liz are getting back together after: a) going away b) having separated c) being at work all day

5. go on a date - People usually go on dates: a) when they're at work b) when they're at home c) in their free time

6. make friends - You might find it hard to make friends if you're: a) talkative b) friendly c) shy

7. old friend - I've known most of my old friends: a) since last year b) since childhood c) since we got old

8. openly gay - If your friend is openly gay, he: a) lets people know he's gay b) doesn't hide homosexuals c) doesn't dislike gay people

9. steady relationship - Ben's not in a steady relationship because he prefers: a) long-term relationships b) serious relationships c) casual relationships

10. young couple - If they're a "young couple", it means: a) both of them are still quite young b) their relationship has just begun c) at least of one of them is young

Contributor: Matt Errey