I got dumped by my girlfriend

Discussion in 'English Only' started by esl101, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. esl101 Member

    I realize it's more common to say "My girlfriend dumped me.", but I'm curious if it is acceptable in North American English to say "I got dumped by my girlfriend".

  2. The_Moonlight

    The_Moonlight Banned

    Yes, you can use this kind of wording.
  3. Parla Senior Member

    New York City
    English - US
    Yes, it is.
  4. Beryl from Northallerton Senior Member

    British English
    Both forms are commonly used in BrE too. Whether they're acceptable is another matter ...

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