be an item
{v. phr.} To be a couple; belong to one another. * /No one is surprised to see them together anymore; if is generally recognized that they are an item./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • be an item — informal phrase if two people are an item, they have a romantic or sexual relationship When they realised that he and Lesley were an item, they weren’t very happy about it. Thesaurus: to have a romantic or sexual relationshiphyponym man someone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) an item — be an item idiom (informal) to be involved in a romantic or sexual relationship • Are they an item? Main entry: ↑itemidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be an item — ► be an item informal (of a couple) be in a romantic or sexual relationship. Main Entry: ↑item …   English terms dictionary

  • be an item —    To say that two people are an item means that they are involved in a romantic relationship.     So Sally and Harry are an item, are they? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • be an item — informal if two people are an item, they have a romantic or sexual relationship When they realised that he and Lesley were an item, they weren t very happy about it …   English dictionary

  • be an item — {v. phr.} To be a couple; belong to one another. * /No one is surprised to see them together anymore; if is generally recognized that they are an item./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be\ an\ item — v. phr. To be a couple; belong to one another. No one is surprised to see them together anymore; if is generally recognized that they are an item …   Словарь американских идиом

  • be an item — informal (of a couple) be in a romantic or sexual relationship. → item …   English new terms dictionary

  • Be an item — (of two people) be involved in a romantic relationship …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • be an item — Australian Slang (of two people) be involved in a romantic relationship …   English dialects glossary

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