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blind date

blind date

Date: Jan 27 2011

Themes: Romance


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

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“I had someone correct my grammar on a blind date and I knew in the first 10 minutes that the date was over.”

- Actress Reese Witherspoon on her worst date ever.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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date with someone you’ve never seen before

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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If you ever find yourself on a date with the movie star Reese Witherspoon, you better not correct her grammar. She says she was on a blind date with someone who did this, and it ruined the date for her. She knew as soon as the guy corrected her grammar that he wasn’t for her.

Someone who can’t see is blind. But a blind date isn’t a date with a blind person. It’s a date with someone you’ve never met before. Blind dates are usually arranged by someone you know who thinks he or she knows someone else who would be just perfect for you. But whoever arranged Reese Witherspoon’s blind date made a big mistake!

Reese Witherspoon probably doesn’t have any trouble getting dates, blind or otherwise. But she may have lost a few fans at English, baby! when she dissed good grammar. And that ain’t no lie!


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I have only had one blind date, and it was a disaster. I’ll never let a friend set me up again! “

“Jessica met her husband on a blind date.”

“Chris loves going on blind dates because he likes meeting new people.”


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

 skaletni A blind date is an arranged meeting between a man and a woman who haven't seen each other before.
by skaletni
blind date, to meet someone whom your friend introduce to know as a bf or a gf
by sean cheung
Liudes when you have a date with a person and haven't seen him/her before
by Liudes
a blind date is a meeting with someone unknown
by monacovalentina
Zambuka the date with person you haven't seen before
by Zambuka
jclear228 meeting a boy/girl who you do not know for a date
by jclear228
lizfratta to meet someone who you have never met before.
by lizfratta
when two people who have never met each other go out for a romantic social meeting
by Miss Talant
Manu4 a date in which you date someone you have never seen before
by Manu4

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I’ve never been on a blind date before

01:19 PM Feb 16 2014 |




For now blind date is not a good way for young people to find the right one for their life.

03:31 PM Dec 13 2013 |




Hummm no way! Nowadays I’m out of blind dates! Particularly it doesn’t works! hahaha

It is hard to people to being succeed on a first date…It must have chemistry! But,at least,can be born a good friendship ;)

10:10 PM Aug 24 2013 |

eyadoo love

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

hey my friend how are you

02:29 PM Feb 03 2011 |

elvish koala


I've never met blind people, but wish have a blind dateLaughing

07:21 AM Jan 31 2011 |


Iran, Islamic Republic Of

what does it mean ?

05:46 AM Jan 29 2011 |

eyadoo love

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

hallllllllllllo guys

01:00 PM Jan 28 2011 |


United States

hi  guys  how are you doing ?   


08:00 AM Jan 28 2011 |




blind date is when ya go on a date with someone u've never known…or someone sets me up with another one i dunno! Money mouth

08:15 PM Jan 27 2011 |



blind date doesn't mean that date with a blind man….... it means that we go for a date with a person whom we never ever met before…......

06:30 PM Jan 27 2011 |



Russian Federation

it's a meet with interesting and strange man

05:35 PM Jan 27 2011 |




meeting someone who is the person you never see before


02:47 PM Jan 27 2011 |

happy 4 ever


some people get married when they go with a blind date. interesting

in our country all kinds of dates are forbidden.

11:48 AM Jan 27 2011 |



It's not romantic at all, it's somehow a desperate way to find someone who would fit you. 
Things shouldn't be forced, and I think it's a wrong way to build a relationship.

11:35 AM Jan 27 2011 |

Ahmad El Nasser

Syrian Arab Republic

It's a kind of romantic meeting with a ,say, friend.

01:45 AM Jan 27 2011 |




its a romantic event when you spend time with someone whom you have never seen before.

01:24 AM Jan 27 2011 |

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