The Weekend - Pick Up Lines (C0306)

A:  Let’s got out tomorrow night. We can go to a bar and try to find you a girlfriend.
B:  I don’t think that’s a good idea. I am just not good with approaching someone and starting up a conversation.
A:  Maybe you just need a few pick up lines,you know, break the ice.
B:  Pick up lines don’t work!
A:  Come on! You can just walk up to a girl and say: “If you were a booger I'd pick you first.”
B:  What? Come on! That’s just lame! No girl would fall for that!
A:  Fine, then you can say: “So there you are! I've been looking all over for YOU, the woman of my dreams!”
B:  That’s a good one! I think that’s pretty funny.
A:  Yeah, so you make her laugh, you make a fool of yourself a little bit and then you buy her a drink.
B:  Ok, how does this sound: “I was so enchanted by your beauty that I ran into that wall over there. So I am going to need your name and number for insurance purposes.”
A:  Nice! Let’s go!

Key Vocabulary

bara place one goes to drink alcohol
girlfrienda female friend with whom a man or boy is romantically involved with
break the iceto overcome reserve, awkwardness, or formality within a group
lamenot cool
pick up linesconversation opener with the intent of engaging an unfamiliar person for romance or dating.
foola silly person
enchantto delight to a high degree,charm

Supplementary Vocabulary

seduceto persuade or induce to have sexual intercourse
flirttoy or play with another's affections
connectiona bond between two people
wing manWingman is a role that a person may take when a friend needs support with approaching potential partners
studa man seen as desirable

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