friend / pal / buddy keypal / penfriend acquaintance roommate classmate colleague partner date boyfriend co-worker associate companion
get together with go steady / go out with hang out with spend time with meet see someone (=date)
1. Oh, that guy? He's only ________________ I met at a party last week. Actually, I don't even know him that well, and I can't remember his name. A. my roommate B. a co-worker C. an acquaintance 2. I have several __________ with whom I correspond by email on a regular basis, and it's great to have things in common with friends from other cultures. I met these people online at a Website that links people together from around the world. A. classmates B. keypals C. colleagues 3. My girlfriend and I have been ___________ for about three months, and I'm thinking about asking her to marry me. A. going steady B. meeting C. getting together
Do you have any childhood friendships that are still strong today? Tell your friend about it. Have you made any friends over the Internet? How often do you write to them? Have you ever met them in person? How do you make new friends? What is the longest friendship that you have had? What makes friends different from family? Do you think it is possible to have a best friend of the opposite sex without becoming a girlfriend or boyfriend? Describe your best friend. Which of your best friend’s ‘qualities’ would you most like to change? Why?
Friends’ Episode: The one with all the resolutions 1.On the beginning of the episode, they are celebrating New Year. Do you think they kiss as lovers or as friends? Why? 2.Phoebe is going to help Joey with his resolution. Do you think it was a good idea? 3.Ross buysleather pants. What are his friends’ reactions to it? 4.Ross has some problems with the leather pants. How do his friends try to cheer him up? 5.Joey and Rachel discover a secret. What do they do about it?
Joe Cocker – With a little help from my friends What would you do if I sang out of tune, Would you stand up and walk out on me? Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song And I'll try not to sing out of key. Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends
What do I do when my love is away (Does it worry you to be alone?) How do I feel by the end of the day, (Are you sad because you're on your own?) No, I get by with a little help from my friends Mm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends
Do you need anybody I need somebody to love Could it be anybody I want somebody to love.
Would you believe in a love at first sight Yes, I'm certain that it happens all the time What do you see when you turn out the light I can't tell you but I know it's mine, Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends Do you need anybody I just need someone to love Could it be anybody I want somebody to love. Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends with a little help from my friends.
A friend is someone who knows all about you…and still likes you!
ABRAHAM LINCOLN Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
BLAISE PASCALBLAISE PASCAL: Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
EDGAR WATSON HOWEEDGAR WATSON HOWE: When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
GEORGE SANTAYANAGEORGE SANTAYANA: The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend. The Life of Reason, 1905-1906
MARLENE DIETRICHMARLENE DIETRICH: It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.: In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends