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Date: May 18 2006


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“No, they did not dump me!”

Model Adriana Lima, talking about her past relationships.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

end a relationship; break up with

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Getting dumped sucks! But I can’t imagine anyone would want to dump Brazilian model Adriana Lima.

When someone dumps you, they break up or end their relationship with you. If he/she dumps you, he/she doesn’t want to date you anymore. Sad, but true.

The example above comes from an interview with Adriana Lima. The 25 year old model says that she has only had three boyfriends in her entire life, and that she has never been dumped.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Julie is going to dump Rick tomorrow night.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Bonnie Hu desert someone
by Bonnie Hu
yinpanda forsake
by yinpanda
pinkish It means forsake.
by pinkish
It means "exclude", I think.
by changge12345
maybe the relationships end not because she was abandoned but because she first put up the end of the love affairs.
by Rebeeveryday
leave sb ditch them with no purpose
by amirbiglarbeigi
by shae1234
put down
by saraswathidevi
Her past boyfriends didn't ditch her, she was not left by them
by Lindsay
They did not end their relationship with me
by Zully Tabarez
they do not left her
by julio chojeda torres
reds to throw away or to forsake.
by reds
I think Adriana tells that her past relationships ended wasn't like throwing garbage.
by alv
hossein99 to end a romantic relationship with sb. desert someone.
by hossein99
This Beautiful model meant that they did not throw her out.
by sam770
anne123fm 我不为之所动。
by anne123fm
kyutie No, they did not break up with me.
by kyutie
"leave" me from a relationship. something like a rejection.
by bbyxun1que
loukas The verb -to dump- means to break up a sentimental realtionship. Perhaps the model, by affirming that, would stress she uses to dump and not to be dumped ;)
by loukas
Amorozo to leave
by Amorozo
they didn't put an end to the relationship .
by Soledadrica
stop the relationship with a partner
by SunFlower
perdust sb say sth or sb bad
by perdust
hct leaving her/ask her to break up
by hct
i wasn't interested in them
by gismo
She mean that her past relationship didn't make her name-dropper down.
by micstar
Leave behind
by mqbb
tina.xu abandon
by tina.xu
Parvin To release or throw down in a large mass. To knock down; beat.
by Parvin
break up with or leave her for another girl
by nam nguyen

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