Looking for the love of your life? Flirting might just help you find them! You can flirt to show someone that you're interested in them. It's kind of like a combination of getting to know someone and complimenting them at the same time.

Below, we'll introduce you to useful phrases that will help you flirt. Use them when you're out in town and hoping to meet somebody new. Let's get started!

Phrases to Use when Flirting

In this table, you'll find different phrases that you can use to start flirting with someone. Check them out and get ready for the next time you meet someone you're interested in!
I love your smile.
 
You have a great sense of style.
 
Has anyone ever told you that you have lovely eyes?
 
May I buy you a drink?
 
Are you seeing anyone?
 
Are you single?
 
Could I get your number?
 
Do you use Instagram?
 
Are you on Instagram?
 
Do you want to go on a date with me?
 
 

Responding to Flirting

If you find someone flirting with you, then there's lots of different ways to respond. How you answer will depend on how you feel about the other person. Below, we'll introduce you to different phrases that can help you do this.
I'm sorry, but I'm not interested.
 
I'm already seeing someone.
 
I had a great time with you.
 
You're so funny.
 
Let's exchange numbers.
 
We should get together again sometime.
 
I'd love to meet up again sometime.
 
I'd really like to see you again.
 
I really enjoyed talking to you.
 
Please leave me alone.
 
Get lost!
 
 

Answers to the Most Common Questions

What are the most essential English phrases to know when flirting?
  • May I buy you a drink?
  • Are you seeing anyone?
  • I'm sorry, but I'm not interested.
  • We should get together again sometime.
  • Do you want to go on a date with me?
  • I'm already seeing someone.
  • I had a great time with you.
  • Please leave me alone.
When is it appropriate to flirt?
Flirting is very different depending on your culture and the individual you are speaking to. What might work for one person, could be considered rude by another. So, it's important to pay attention to where you are and who you are talking to. Most importantly: be respectful! If someone's not interested, then they're not interested.