Bbc learning english speed dating
It’s Valentine’s Day, but Ashlie doesn’t have that special someone.
Stephen tries to help her find Mr Right – but the road to true love is never smooth!
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
It’s Valentine’s Day next week and I’m writing the cards I’m going to send.
Stephen: Oh, you’re just not meeting the right people.
Did you know that in the UK we spend about £503m on cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts for Valentine's Day?
If you meet the man of your dreams, I need to check him out.
Stephen: You ring the bell when you don’t want to speak to someone any more.
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