love child

Meaning: a child born out of wedlock

Example: The new actress in that movie is rumoured to be the love child of one of the most famous actors of the previous generation. Read on

sealed with a kiss

Meaning: written and sent with love and care

Example: When Ted and Judy were living apart in different cities, he would write a letter to her every week and all the letters would be marked with SWAK, or sealed with a kiss, as a mark of how much he loved her. Read on

no love lost

Meaning: there is a mutual dislike between two people

Example: Bob and Jill cannot get along together. There is no love lost between them. Read on

love to death

Meaning: love someone very much

Example: He is prepared to do anything for her, go to any extent. He loves her to death. Read on

the course of true love never did run smooth

Meaning: people in love often have to overcome difficulties in order to be with each other

Example: Judy and I are in a long distance relationship and it is not easy staying away from each other. The course of true love never did run smooth. Read on

one cannot love and be wise

Meaning: people often do foolish things when they are in love

Example: I don't think it is wise of Elsie and Ray to decide to get married so soon into their relationship. But then, one cannot love and be wise. Read on

all is fair in love and war

Meaning: in situations of love and war you do not have to obey rules of reasonable behaviour

Example: In order to go on a date with Elle, Paul tricked her into believing that her boyfriend was seeing another woman. Well, all's fair in love and war. Read on

an item

Meaning: be involved in a romantic relationship

Example: John and Sally are frequently seen together nowadays. Are they an item? Read on

labour of love

Meaning: a task done for the pleasure of doing it, not for gains or rewards

Example: Every morning, he dusted, cleaned and wound up the old grandfather clock that he had inherited as a family heirloom. It was truly a labour of love. Read on

match made in heaven

Meaning: a combination of two people that is perfect in every way

Example: Jules and Nora are a match made in heaven. They love doing things together and cannot bear to be away from each other. Read on

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rule out

Meaning: to exclude out something

Example: Rule out each and every word from the application which you don’t want the principal to read. Read on


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