• married • divorced • engaged • single
• widowed • elderly
A: I had no idea that Paul is widowed.
B: Unfortunately, his wife passed away last summer.
A: Tom's parents decided to get divorced.
В: I know. They have been having problems for a while now.
A: Does your sister live alone?
B: No, she lives with her husband. She's been married for two years now.
A: They've been engaged for three years.
B: When are they planning on getting married?
A: Alice looks very tired. Does she ever rest?
В: I highly doubt it. She is a single parent and has no help from anyone.
A: When my grandfather gets on a bus, people always give him their seat.
B: That's nice. It's important to respect the elderly.