Very rarely does a dalliance come to a happy end.
I didn't hear about the supposed dalliance between Bill and Nancy until it was already over.
Kelsey's dalliance with the ambassador provided her special treatment from the government.
My unhappy dalliance with the public school system has blessedly come to its end.
Because of their happy, married lives, Frank and Beth's work dalliance didn't last long.
It is not uncommon nowadays for teenagers to go quickly from one dalliance to another.
Believing their relationship to be merely a dalliance, I wasn't convinced when she mentioned marriage in their future.
It would take too long to recount every dalliance I have ever had.