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a keeper

a keeper

Date: Apr 29 2010

Themes: Romance


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

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“My parents are a little crazy, and we have like 10,000 dogs. So if you love me after you meet my family, you’re a keeper!”

- Actress Miley Cyrus on her idea of a perfect guy. (Us Weekly)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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great boyfriend or girlfriend; someone who would make a good long-term partner

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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How do you know when you have found a keeper? Is it when you have finally met someone who meets all your requirements for a perfect mate? Or is it just a feeling you have when you are with that person?

For Miley Cyrus, it is important for her boyfriend to get along well with her family. She says her family is a little strange, so any guy who still loves her after meeting them must be a keeper.

A keeper is a boyfriend or girlfriend you want to keep for a long time. You think this person would make a good long-term partner and you expect to be with him or her for a long time to come.

It can be hard to find a keeper, especially if you are picky. You might have to go on a lot of dates before you finally meet someone you can see yourself being with for a long time. Then you just have to hope that that person thinks you are a keeper, too.

What qualities make someone a keeper for you? Have you found a keeper yet?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“My sister doesn’t like my new boyfriend, but I think he’s a keeper.”

“I can’t believe Alison dumped Tony. I really thought he was a keeper.”

“I knew Matt was a keeper the first time I went out with him.”


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

someone good and you have to keep.
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very nice word (keeper) which has positive meaning, to keep or maintain the relationship for long time. 

03:43 AM Apr 29 2010 |




wow,,,,,i have been searching a keeper for a long time.

01:32 AM Apr 29 2010 |


Viet Nam

uhm, a keeper? wow, sounds interesting huh? I am finding a keeper for myself.

12:36 AM Apr 29 2010 |

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