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25 idioms románticos para ampliar tu vocabulario en febrero
12 febrero · Noticias

25 idioms románticos para ampliar tu vocabulario en febrero

Se acerca el 14 de febrero, día del amor por excelencia, y en English World Center, tu academia de inglés en Elche, vamos a ayudarte a expresar por fin todo eso que te anda rondando por la cabeza… ¿Qué tal si echas un vistazo a estos 25 idioms? Ojo: San Valentín solo es la excusa… ¡el amor puede darse y recibirse los 365 días del año!

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 were 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 loveIt 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.

13. TIE THE KNOT
get married

  • When are you and Jenny going to tie the knot?
  • This year, but we haven’t set a date yet.

14. BLIND DATE
when two people who have never seen each other before go on a date

  • My sister keeps organising blind dates for me. She’d just love to fix me up with someone.

15. FIX SOMEBODY UP (WITH SOMEBODY)
find a romantic partner for somebody

  • I’m not going to the party unless you promise me you won’t try to fix me up with another friend of yours.

16. THOSE THREE LITTLE WORDS
I love you (yes, that’s exactly three words)

  • I think he loves me, but he hasn’t said those three little words yet.

17. WALK OUT ON SOMEBODY
leave your partner and end the relationship

  • You’re the second men to walk out on me. I won’t let it happen ever again.

18. LEAVE SOMEBODY AT THE ALTAR
decide not to marry somebody just before the wedding

  • I’ve just met my ex-boyfriend. I think I still have feelings for him.
  • But you’re about to get married to John. Are you going to leave him at the altar?

19. BREAK UP/ SPLIT UP (WITH SOMEBODY)
end the relationship

  • Have you heard? Marian and Joseph have split up. I wonder what went wrong. They were so good together.

20. KISS AND MAKE UP
make peace after and argument

  • Our relationship is like a roller-coaster ride. We fight nearly every day, but then we always kiss and make up.

21. MADLY IN LOVE 
to be deeply or extremely in love with somebody

  • They are madly in love, they love and trust each other and will always be loyal to one another.

22. MAKE LOVE
a romantic way to refer to sexual intercourse

  • They made love for the first time.

23.  NO LOVE LOST BETWEEN
there is a mutual animosity between two people

  • There is no love lost between the two colleagues, they have never liked each other.

24. FOR LOVE NOR MONEY
this idiom means that a person won’t do something no matter what is offered to them

  • I won’t sell this house, it is my family home. It has been in the family for decades! I won’t sell it for love nor money, there is nothing that you can say or do that will change my mind.

25. BLINDED BY LOVE
when a person is so madly in love with somebody that they can’t see the persons faults or negative characteristics

  • She is so blinded by love that she can’t see him for who he truly is. He is not a good person, he is rude and disrespectful to everyone around him, including her.

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