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steady relationship

This page is about the collocation steady relationship

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a serious and stable romantic relationship

For example

  • She isn't in a steady relationship now, so I'll ask her out on a date.

  • We were in a steady relationship for a year before we got married.

Note:
Related collocations include "steady boyfriend", "steady girlfriend" and "steady partner". To describe such a relationship, you can say "We're going steady".

Quick Quiz

Ben's not in a steady relationship because he prefers

a. long-term relationships

b. serious relationships

c. casual relationships

Contributor: Matt Errey