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1.FALL IN LOVE WITH SOMEBODY
start feeling love towards somebody
I think I’m falling in love with my best friend. What should I do?
2. LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
falling in love with somebody the first time you see them
My wife and I met at a party. It was love at first sight.
3. BE AN ITEM
two people are an item when they are having a romantic relationship
I didn’t know Chris and Sue was an item. They didn’t even look at each other at dinner.
4. MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN
a relationship in which the two people are great together, because they complement each other so well
Do you think Matt and Amanda will get married?
-I hope they will. They’re a match made in heaven.
5. BE HEAD OVER HEELS (IN LOVE)
be in love with somebody very much
Look at them. They’re head over heels in love with each other.
6. BE LOVEY-DOVEY
expressing your love in public by constantly kissing and hugging
I don’t want to go out with Jenny and David. They’re so lovey-dovey, I just can’t stand it.
7. HAVE THE HOTS FOR SOMEBODY
finding somebody extremely attractive
Nadine has the hots for the new apprentice. I wouldn’t be surprised if she asked him out.
8. PUPPY LOVE
short-term adolescent love
My son is only twelve, but he’s already in love. Isn’t it a bit too early?
-Don’t worry, it’s only puppy love. It won’t last.
9. DOUBLE DATE
two couples going out together on a date
I’m so glad you and Tom’s brother are an item. From now on we can go on double-dates.
10. ON THE ROCKS
if there are problems in a relationship, we may say it’s on the rocks
I wonder if they will call off the wedding. Their relationship seems to be on the rocks.
11. LOVE RAT
somebody who cheats on his/her partner
Don’t even think about asking Jane out. How could you look your wife in the eye? Don’t be a love rat.
12. POP THE QUESTION
ask somebody to marry you
So, did Ben pop the question last night? -No, he didn’t. He just took me out for dinner and that’s all.