Focus on the pronunciation of date
English definition of “date”
/deɪt/ n [C] (DAY)
› a numbered day in a month, often given with the name of the month or with the month and the year: Today’s date is June 24, 1998. We agreed to meet again at a later date. Please fill in your date of birth on the application form. I’ve made a date (= agreed to a date and time) to see her about the house.