Explain me some expressions, about relationships, please:
- fancy someone;
- go out together;
- ask someone out;
- fix someone up.
It's all about first contact, but can I substitute one for the other, without changing the meaning?
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Each of these phrases is distinct from the others, so you cannot substitute one for any of the others.
You can use all four in one scenario:
Jack told me he fancied Jane, and Jane was an old friend of mine, so I decided to fix them up with one another. Jack ended up asking her out last Friday, and they went out together on Saturday.
"Fancy" is not typically used in American English in this context (as a verb), but if I recall correctly, its use is not uncommon in British English.