English phrases about Love and romantic relationship
Love at first sight
Meaning: an act of falling in love with somebody the first time you see them
Example: Sameer and Jyoti met at the New Year party last year. It was love at first sight.
Meaning: a date between two people who have not met each other before
Example: My roommate keeps fixing these blind dates for me. But every single time it hardly works out.
Meaning: two couples going out on a date together
Example: What are you doing this weekend? If you want we can go out on a double date. I know someone from work.
Fall in love with somebody
Meaning: start feeling love towards somebody
Example: She fell in love with a guy she met in Zurich. And after one year they got married.
Be an item
Meaning: to be involved in a romantic relationship
Example: Back in college Rajesh and Soniya were an item. They has a falling-out, now they can’t even stay in a room.
Meaning: short-term and shallow love during adolescence years
Example: Rishabh says, he’s in love. Actually he’s thirteen years old and it’s most likely puppy love, nothing else.
Have the hots for somebody
Meaning: to find somebody physically attractive
Example: Natalie had the hots for her new boss. Everyone wasn’t surprised when she asked him out.
Head over heels in love
Meaning: to be very much in love with someone
Example: He was smitten by her charming personality. Soon, they’re head over heels in love with each other.
To be smitten by somebody
Meaning: to be completely captivated by someone
Example: Seema is completely smitten by her new course coordinator. These days she can’t stop talking about him.
Made in heaven
Meaning: A relationship or marriage that is perfect as they complement each other
Example: Everyone thought that theirs was a marriage made in heaven. But his in-laws had misgivings about their compatibility.
On the rocks
Meaning: a relationship having difficulties and is likely to end
Example: Joy’s marriage is on the rocks. They have been seeing a therapist to get their married life back on track.
There’s no love lost between
Meaning: Phrases is used when two parties do not like each other
Example: Even after 8 years of marriage, there’s no love lost between her and her in-laws.