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Which is the least formal and more common way to say that you will plan a date (Romantic encounter) with someone again?

Ex 1:

Suzy and I didn't get a chance to go on a date this weekend because of her job. We'll reschedule our date for next weekend.

(I think this sounds a bit too formal, I don't hear people saying "I have to schedule/reschedule a date with this girl I've been talking to" it sounds to me that the word schedule/reschedule is only used for more important situations such a visit to the doctor or a school meeting.)

Ex 2:

Suzy and I didn't get a chance to go on a date this weekend because of her job. I'll have to line up another date for next weekend.

(Line up might be the most common way of saying this as I've heard many native speakers using this expression before.)

Ex 3:

Suzy and I didn't get a chance to go on a date this weekend because of her job. I'll have to set up another date for next weekend.

(This is a little tricky, I've never heard Let's set up a date unless it were an unspecified date for something completely different than a romantic encounter. For example: Let's set up a date to play soccer at your house or Let me set up an appointment with the doctor")

Also I would like to ask whether any of these could be used for any situation. Not only a date, but for other stuff such as planning a day so you can go out with friends or planning a date to go to someone's house.

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  • "Reschedule" only works when you have already arranged for a date. You can't reschedule what you haven't scheduled yet. So you can eliminate that one as a means of arranging an initial date. Schedule sounds really formal for a date. It makes it sound as if someone is arranging a dental appointment. – Don B. Mar 29 at 17:45
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    Arrange a date works fine for both business and romantic / social meetings. – FumbleFingers Mar 29 at 17:48
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    @Don B. Which is the least formal and more common way to say that you will plan a date (Romantic encounter) with someone again? This was the title of my question. I think you might've missed it. Are you saying that the word schedule doesn't work? but the word reschedule does, if you had previously arranged a date. – Kaique Mar 29 at 17:49
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    Sorry for not reading carefully enough. I meant "reschedule" only works when you already had a date and then had to cancel it or chose to cancel it. – Don B. Mar 29 at 18:04
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How about something like this: "Let's make plans to go to the movies this Saturday"?

"we've made plans to go to the race Saturday."

"We're making plans to go to the opera tonight."

I think make plans is informal but versatile enough to cover a wide range of situations.

As far as what is least formal, I don't think I could say. I know if you're talking about going to a movie, you could say, "Let's catch a movie together." That's very informal, but it is relatively limited in what events you can apply it to.

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