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schizophrenic • No way • partially
 view point • rely on
  1. From his this doesn't seem like the best plan.
  2. He's very  about money.
  3. ! I can't believe you're getting married.
  4. Do you your parents for money?
  5. I was asleep when you called.
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946 Blind Date
Doron discusses a very unique dating experience.

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schizophrenic

I'm a bit schizophrenic when it comes to dates.

When a specific situation causes us to act different than usual we say we are schizophrenic. It's an idiomatic expression.  Note the following:

  1. I am schizophrenic about my appearance.
  2. He became schizophrenic from watching too much news.

No way!

Melissa: No way!

When we are very surprised by something we say 'no way'!  Note the following:

  1. You got a new car. No way!
  2. You finished already. No way.

partially

They were all blind or partially-sighted.

Here, the word 'partially' means a little.  Note the following:

  1. I think you are only partially right.
  2. I partially agree with you.

view point

It's interesting from their view point.

A view point is an opinion.  Note the following:

  1. The public view point is often different than the authorities'.
  2. I don't agree with that view point.

rely on

You rely on them.

A person we can rely on is someone we  trust to help us if we need it.  Note the following:

  1. We rely on our grandmother for a lot of help.
  2. A good friend is someone you can rely on in a time of need.