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27th Jul '16 11:28:28 AM otakusapien
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* Though they do become an {{Official Couple}} later, FBI Special Agents Zane Garrett and Ty Grady have gotten this. After a car accident, an EMT tending to Ty asks Zane if they're partners. He answers yes, not thinking anything of it. It's only later when the EMT is surprised at the mention of them working on a case that we're shown that's not what she meant.

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* Though they do become an {{Official Couple}} later, [[Literature/CutAndRun FBI Special Agents Zane Garrett and Ty Grady Grady]] have gotten this. After a car accident, an EMT tending to Ty asks Zane if they're partners. He answers yes, not thinking anything of it. It's only later when the EMT is surprised at the mention of them Zane specifically mentions working on a case that we're shown that's not what she meant.realizes they meant completely different things.
27th Jul '16 11:26:30 AM otakusapien
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* Though they do become an {{Official Couple}} later, FBI Special Agents Zane Garrett and Ty Grady have gotten this. After a car accident, an EMT tending to Ty asks Zane if they're partners. He answers yes, not thinking anything of it. It's only later when the EMT is surprised at the mention of them working on a case that we're shown that's not what she meant.
27th Feb '16 4:23:41 AM dotchan
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* In ''Literature/{{CAPOW}}'', the term "partner" gets lobbed about quite a bit to ShipTease eventual OfficialCouple Talon and Samui.

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* In ''Literature/{{CAPOW}}'', the term "partner" gets lobbed about quite a bit to ShipTease eventual OfficialCouple (and professional partners) Talon and Samui.
25th Feb '16 1:21:58 AM Knight20
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* Inverted in ''Film/AmericanBeauty'': when welcoming Colonel Fitts to the neighborhood, Jim Olmeyer introduces Jim Berkeley as "my partner". Colonel Fitts asks them to cut to the chase and proceed with the sales pitch, as he presumes they're business partners, and reacts with disgust when he realizes they mean ''romantic'' partner.


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* Inverted in ''Film/AmericanBeauty'': when welcoming Colonel Fitts to the neighborhood, Jim Olmeyer introduces Jim Berkeley as "my partner". Colonel Fitts asks them to cut to the chase and proceed with the sales pitch, as he presumes they're business partners, and reacts with disgust when he realizes they mean ''romantic'' partner.
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25th Feb '16 1:21:38 AM Knight20
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17th May '15 10:35:44 PM nombretomado
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* Very common in ''TheHollows'' books between Ivy and Rachel; compounded by the fact that with Rachel under Ivy's protection, other vampires assume Ivy must be getting blood and/or sex in return.

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* Very common in ''TheHollows'' ''Literature/TheHollows'' books between Ivy and Rachel; compounded by the fact that with Rachel under Ivy's protection, other vampires assume Ivy must be getting blood and/or sex in return.
4th May '15 4:04:25 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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* Something similar in the English dub of ''SamuraiSeven''. Kambei calls his war buddy his [[HoYay "old wife"]], and this is translated as having him refer to the guy as his "mate". So, in English as in Japanese, the other characters are surprised when they meet the guy and find out he isn't a (female) love interest.
* There has been some confusion on the term "partner" in ''MahouSenseiNegima'' (between the festival and summer arcs).

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* Something similar in the English dub of ''SamuraiSeven''.''Anime/SamuraiSeven''. Kambei calls his war buddy his [[HoYay "old wife"]], and this is translated as having him refer to the guy as his "mate". So, in English as in Japanese, the other characters are surprised when they meet the guy and find out he isn't a (female) love interest.
* There has been some confusion on the term "partner" in ''MahouSenseiNegima'' ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' (between the festival and summer arcs).
20th Jul '13 1:39:03 PM StFan
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* ''{{The X-Files}}'' Mulder and Scully run into this, too. The fact that they're closer than most married couples likely doesn't help the situation.
* In the pilot of ''CommonLaw'', Wes and Travis realize in the middle of their therapy session that the rest of the group thinks that Wes and Travis are domestic partners as opposed to police partners. The fact that it was a couples' therapy group probably had something to do with that assumption.

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* ''{{The X-Files}}'' ''Series/TheXFiles'' Mulder and Scully run into this, too. The fact that they're closer than most married couples likely doesn't help the situation.
* In the pilot of ''CommonLaw'', ''Series/CommonLaw'', Wes and Travis realize in the middle of their therapy session that the rest of the group thinks that Wes and Travis are domestic partners as opposed to police partners. The fact that it was a couples' therapy group probably had something to do with that assumption.
28th Mar '13 6:29:25 AM Larkmarn
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* Inverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Psych}}'' when a man introduced his "partner." Career policeman Lassiter simply did not comprehend that he meant lover and assumed business partner or partner-in-crime.
4th Mar '13 5:24:35 AM dotchan
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* [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]] is always having to clarify that a "companion" is not sexual (actually, the term is an AscendedMeme, since it wasn't normally used on the show before that).

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* [[Series/DoctorWho ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor]] Doctor is always having to clarify that a "companion" is not sexual (actually, the term is an AscendedMeme, since it wasn't normally used on that way in real life until the show before that).did).
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