How were you disciplined as a child – Part 3


I was allowed to date when I turned 15. It was a battle between my parents. My dad thought that 18 was appropriate. Thankfully, my mom won that battle


** Battle [n]

= a fight between opposing armies / an argument between two groups of people or etc.

  • In / Into / A battle
  • Battle Between / For / With / Against


Ex1. Her son was killed in battle

Ex2. There is a “pitched battle” between police and drug gangs in my city

Ex3. A long-running legal battle

Ex4. A battle against the racism

Ex5. The battle for women’s rights still goes on


** Date [n]

= a meeting between people who have a romantic relationship


Ex6. She has not a date tonight

Ex7. He’s asked her out on a date

Ex8. I had a date with Andrea last night

Ex9. I felt like a teenager going out on a first date


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