Relationship

mend fences

Meaning: to try and improve a bad relationship with another party

Example: After the nasty fight with her sister, Alice decided to mend fences by buying her sister some presents. Read on

run out

Meaning: to not have enough of something

Example: I cannot believe that we have run out of milk! Just when I wanted to make a cup of tea. Read on

heart goes out to

Meaning: to feel sympathy for someone when they are distressed

Example: Following the aftermath of the hurricane, my heart goes out to all the residents of New Orleans. Read on

absence makes the heart grow fonder

Meaning: to miss and love someone more when they are not around

Example: The couple reunited after almost a year and understood that the absence had made their hearts grow fonder. Read on

familiarity breeds contempt

Meaning: to start disliking something when one gets to know too much about it

Example: The couple could not stay together long after their wedding because familiarity breeds contempt. Read on

keep your friends close and your enemies closer

Meaning: to keep a keen eye on enemies beyond what one might have on their friends

Example: As a politician you must keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Read on

cold hearted

Meaning: very cruel, unkind person

Example: Don't be so cold hearted, forgive them and speak with your children. Read on

being in love

being in love Meaning | Definition to have strong feelings of love for someone to be infatuated with another adult to be romantically and sexually attracted to someone … 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

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crowning glory

crowning glory Meaning: The greatest or most beautiful thing Example: The crowning glory of her career came six years later when the Council for British Research awarded Cynthia … Read on

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