What is your marital status
? Are you married
1 - married adjective
The legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife. Important note: Now, there is also "same-sex marriage" in Connecticut, District of Columbia, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Iowa, and everywhere in Argentina and Canada and in the Mexican state of Coahuila.), so the definition of "married" must be changed to:
"The legal union of 2 people, usually
husband and wife."
2 - cohabitating verb: cohabit
To live together when not legally married.
3 - single adjective and noun
4 - separated adjective
Married, but not living together; a step towards divorce.
Listen again. Record again.
5 - divorced adjective
The legal dissolution (end) of a marriage.
6 - widowed adjective
concerns a person whose spouse (husband or wife) has died and who has not remarried.
6a - widow noun
A woman whose husband has died and who has not remarried.
7 - widower noun
A man whose wife has died and who has not remarried.
What about Kitty? What is Kitty's marital status?
Ed is recently
from his wife. Gary is in the same situation.
Her husband's name is Charlie. Amy's
. Cheryl is in the same situation.
Susanne is German. Can you hear her accent? She is probably
. He's single and he never married.
Do you remember Pat Jones from lesson 10
? Her husband died last year. Pat is a