LOVE Idioms in English
You don’t just have to say you love someone: you can say you have a crush, a soft spot for, or even the hots for them! This list of English Love Idioms would be helpful to you.
Here are romantic English Love Idioms you could use.
1. Blind date
A date where the two people have never met before
A couple that is lovey-dovey cannot stop showing affection for each other
3. Go Dutch
To go on a date where each person pays half of the expenses
4. Kiss and make up
To become friends again after a fight or argument
5. On the rocks
To be in a state of difficult, to be having problems (usually used for a relationship)
6. Get serious
The two students dated for several months before they began to get serious
7. Get along with
To have a good relationship with someone
8. Made for each other
When two people are made for each other it seems it was destiny for them to be together
9. Fall in love with somebody
Start feeling love towards somebody
10. Love at first sight
Falling in love with somebody the first time you see them
11. Be an item
Two people are an item when they are having a romantic relationship
12. Match made in heaven
A relationship in which the two people are great together because they complement each other so well
13. Fall head over heels in love
Falling completely in love
14. Have the hots for somebody
Finding somebody extremely attractive
15. Puppy love
Short-term adolescent love
16. Double date
Two couples going out together on a date
17. Love rat
Somebody who cheats on his/ her partner
18. Pop the question
Ask somebody to marry you
19. Tie the knot
20. Fix someone up (with someone)
Find a romantic partner for someone
21. Walk out on someone
Leave your partner and end the relationship
22. Leave someone at the altar
Decide not to marry somebody just before the wedding
23. Break up
End the relationship
24. Madly in love
To be deeply or extremely in love with somebody
25. No love lost between
There is a mutual animosity between two people
26. Be smitten with someone
To be completely captivated by someone and feel immense joy
27. Be the apple of someone’s eye
To be loved and treasured by someone, normally a parent
28. Be a soul mate
To be someone who understands and accepts the other person completely
29. Take one’s breath away
When you are so in love with that person that you find it difficult to breathe
30. Be someone’s one and only
To be unique to the other person
31. Have a crush on someone
An informal idiomatic expression that describes young romantic infatuation
32. Love someone with all of one’s heart and soul
To love someone completely
LOVE Idioms Examples
Here are some Love idioms examples:
- She met her husband on a blind date.
- The newlyweds were acting all lovey-dovey.
- They decided to go Dutch on the dinner check.
- Let’s kiss and make up.
- I think their marriage is on the rocks.
- I don’t want to get serious yet.
- Do you get along with your sisters-in-law?
- Ann and Robert seem made for each other.
- I think I fall in love with you.
- When I met Tracy it was love at first sight.
- She and Gino were an item.
- I have the hots for Tom.
- Do you think that it was puppy love?
- John and Nancy went with Mary and Bill on a double date.
- Did you ever pop the question to her?
- My fiance and I will tie the knot next April.
- You can’t walk out on your wife and children.
- I want to break up with you.
- She’s madly in love with him.
- There’s no love lost between Bart and Stephen.
- She was totally smitten with Steve.
- You are the apple of my eye.
- Do you have a soul mate?
- You take my breath away.
- I will always have a crush on Redford.
- Edith loved her boy with all her heart and soul.
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Romantic English LOVE Idioms