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pickup line

pickup line

Date: May 06 2010

Themes: Romance


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

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“When I was dating, I didn’t even bother with pickup lines. I was too shy.”

- Actor Joshua Jackson on his struggle to get girls. (Parade)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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something you say to someone you want to date when you first meet them; clever line of introduction

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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You wouldn’t think that the former star of Dawson’s Creek would have much trouble getting girls. But Joshua Jackson says he was always a shy guy who had trouble thinking of things to say to women he didn’t know. Even if he came up with the perfect pickup line, he would be too nervous to go up to a girl and try to use it.

In the dating world, when you pick someone up, you get someoe to go out with you. You pick up someone you just met, not someone you have known for a long time. A great pickup line can help make the whole process of picking someone up go more smoothly.

A good pickup line is something clever and flirtatious that you say to someone when you first meet, if you want to make the person like you. And a bad pickup line is something cheesy, awkward, or just plain offensive that you say to someone you just met, right before that person rolls her eyes and walks away.

What is your favorite pickup line? Do you find it easy or hard to talk to people you don’t know?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I can never think of a smooth pickup line when I see a pretty girl I want to talk to.”

“Graham is a terrible flirt, he always thinks of the cheesiest pickup lines.”

Pickup lines don’t work for me. I like guys who are honest and direct.”


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

Zambuka hook up methods, i guess
by Zambuka
lines or phrases you use to get a woman
by periwinkle.chic
_Sasha_ words that would attract partner's attention
by _Sasha_
Gellerke sentences which are used when you are on a date
by Gellerke
Lubna Alyy a conversation to engage a person
by Lubna Alyy
sveta1209 Say something in order to begin a conversation.
by sveta1209
kiri10 flowery lines that may impress someone..
by kiri10

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it's true daria…

kkk I don't do that exactly for that… If I try to say something like that… I laugh about myself in front of her… I can't do that at all really…

Hey, I have one… kk …"Did you fall from the sky? Because you look like an angel."

whoa… If I tryied to say it, I even know if I could finsh that phrase without laugh… :P

07:42 PM May 06 2010 |




I just count with luck… It depends of the moment… Because I am a shy man too… But in many times I can pick some girl up…. And that's great… With no pickup lines, I am stil interesting… ;)

06:50 PM May 06 2010 |


Viet Nam

Pickup line.

04:07 PM May 06 2010 |


Viet Nam

Pickup line is a conversation opener, which is intended to engage an unfamiliar person. A pickup line might be for

- humor: Excuse me Miss, before I flirt with you, are there any boyfriends I have to worry about?

- romance: If I could rearrange the alphabet, I would put 'U' and 'I' together".

- dating: Excuse me, I seem to have lost my phone number, would you lend me yours?


11:26 AM May 06 2010 |




Perfect term! it is good to stay in the loop with your friends, then you may turn the loop to be your pickup line if there is anyone whom make you get a crush on.

03:48 AM May 06 2010 |



Beautiful phrase to catch the attention of the other person in a good way

02:02 AM May 06 2010 |



I don't have any favorite pickup line, but If I'm in good mood I have no trouble at all to talk to people I even don't know before…

12:34 AM May 06 2010 |

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