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blind date

A date among two people who have not previously met. Blind dates are terrifying because you don't know what the person will be like, but that's part of the excitement.
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a blind date

COMMON A blind date is an arrangement made for you to spend time with someone you have never met before to see if you would like to have a romantic relationship with them. My cousin met a man on a blind date and they went out for six years.
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a blind date

a social meeting, usually with the object of starting a romance, between two people who have not met each other before.
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a ˌblind ˈdate

a social meeting between two people who have never met before, often arranged by friends, in the hope that it may lead to a love affair: A friend of mine set up a blind date for me with his girlfriend’s sister.
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With blind dates there are too many expectations riding on that first meeting.
In each show there is the chance of true love - or real hate - with Cilla's trademark quips and put-downs that help to make Blind Date such a viewer-puller.
Designed to be a free, fun and spontaneous new twist to online dating, CrazyBlindDate lets singles schedule blind dates - and blind double dates - at virtually a moment's notice.
But Ben, who has starred in comedy show Armstrong And Miller and Hunting Venus, confesses he has behaved badly on blind dates himself.
Created as a free, fun and spontaneous new twist to the often tiresome world of online dating, CrazyBlindDate lets singles schedule blind dates at virtually a moment's notice.
Now the news Simon Cowell is looking to bring back hit ITV show Blind Date has prompted bookies to bet on who the host will be.
This is a terrific extension of the Blind Date brand into the mobile space," says Betsy Bergman, Vice President, Marketing, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.
Both Claire, 31, and 33-year-old Craig are fans of blind dates - as both their parents met that way.
com), after restaurants, bookstores are the second most popular locations to meet blind dates for both women and men (61% vs.
She helped out a male contestant and a girl on stand-by in case one of the blind dates dropped out.
I'M not surprised that Marc Perodeau can't find love after 353 blind dates (The Mirror, March 18).
Cilla confesses to being bewildered why so few couples hit it off on their blind dates.