Better half = media naranja

Here are some useful expressions and vocabulary that we use in personal relationships:


to have a crush on somebody = estar colado por

Susie has a crush on her English teacher, but is too shy to tell him.


to flirt = flirtear

My brother always flirts with my friends.


to play the field = ir de flor en flor

She was tired of playing the field and felt she needed a more stable relationship.


And you can address your better half in several different ways:

dear, darling, sweetie, love, sweetheart, honey


You’ll find more vocabulary related to personal relationships in Module 9, Unit 2 in this app.