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casual relationship

This page is about the collocation casual relationship

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a relationship that isn't serious or long-term

For example

  • It's just a casual relationship, but we enjoy each other's company.

  • We thought we were in a casual relationship, but it soon became quite serious.

Note:
Related collocations include "casual friendship", "casual acquaintance" and "casual sex"

Quick Quiz

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

Contributor: Matt Errey