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    Default "the on/off nature of your relationship ..."




    on and off: Intermittently

    "Also, the on/off nature of your relationship doesn’t bode well for lasting love.
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    Is it possible and acceptable to say that "the on/off nature of your relationship" mean the nature of your unstable/shaky relationship?



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    Default Re: "the on/off nature of your relationship ..."

    It's not a very natural way of describing this sort of relationship.

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    Default Re: "the on/off nature of your relationship ..."

    "On again/off again" is used sometimes to describe couples who are constantly breaking up and getting back together.

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