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    Red face How do you describe this situation?

    When one boy loves a girl but she has a steady boyfriend and does not like the guy, how do you describe this situation? Thank you.

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    Default Re: How do you describe this situation?

    If someone doesn't return the love, it is unrequited. If someone is invloved with someone esle, they are spoken for. If the person is spoken for and the love is unrequited, it's a real bummer.

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    Default Re: How do you describe this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by peppy_man
    When one boy loves a girl but she has a steady boyfriend and does not like the guy, how do you describe this situation? Thank you.
    I would say that the girl has a problem; she has a steady boyfriend but doesn´t like him - then maybe she ought to give the boy who loves her a go..."and does not like the guy"...it is unclear who is being refered to with this phrase.
    regards

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    Red face Re: How do you describe this situation?

    Quote Originally Posted by woodhouse
    I would say that the girl has a problem; she has a steady boyfriend but doesn´t like him - then maybe she ought to give the boy who loves her a go..."and does not like the guy"...it is unclear who is being refered to with this phrase.
    regards
    Sorry that my sentence was confusing.
    I should have written this way.

    A boy 'X' loves a girl. The girl has a steady boyfriend named 'Y', loves 'Y' and does not like 'X'.
    How do you describe the situation, from X's, the girl's and Y's perspective?

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