there's something going on between (two people)

When you think that two people are dating each other, flirting with each other, or romantically interested in each other, you can say that "there's something going on between" them.

Of course, the phrase "there's something going on" can mean a lot of different things, but when you use it to talk about a possible couple, people know that you mean romance, attraction, or sex.

This phrase appears in these lessons: