15 Different Idioms or Phrases Related to Love

Poets and authors have always brought a good name to this wonderful feeling through their ostentatious portrayal of words and in their use of metaphysical Imageries. Love, what a pious and divine feeling that anyone experiences in one’s life. Often, we find poetries, songs, and even books written on this theme and they have earned a very good name.

Being a learner, one should always try to explore different opportunities that a language as a wholesome entity provides. This is how we as human beings grow and add something new to our respective lives.

Furthermore, let’s move on with this process and learn something quite extraordinary today. We will be discovering some love idioms and love-related phrases in this blog today which will give you an insight into how beautifully a language can be used in expressing your emotions. Listed below are some love idioms and phrases which might have come your way while peering through books or while indulging in the active listening process.


1. Take one’s breath away


To be extremely exciting, beautiful, or surprising.

किसी भी खूबसूरत चीज़ों को देख कर आश्चर्यचकित हो जाना।


“You always take my breath away,” said her lover.


2. Have a heart-to-heart


To have a serious conversation, usually close friends, in which they talk honestly about their feelings.

किसी से सच्चाई से बात करना।


What we lack in today’s world is people never have a heart-to-heart conversation with anyone.


3. Head over heels with someone


Madly in love.

पूरी तरह प्यारव में होना


He fell head over heels in love with his new book.


4. Love someone to the moon and back


To love someone a lot

किसी से बहुत ज़्यादा प्यार करना


I love her to the moon and back.


5. Love tooth in the head


An extreme desire to have love.

प्यार पाने की इच्छा।


My friend has got a love tooth in his head since he heard of the launch of the new Apple mobile phone.


6. A match made in heaven


A perfect pair, or partners who deserve one another.

ऐसे जोड़ी जिसको भगवान ने बनाया हो।


The couple looks quite beautiful together as if it is a match made in heaven.


7. Be the apple of one’s eye


The most adored person.

किसी की आंखों का तारा।


Ram’s mom always looks after all his needs and says he is the apple of her eyes.


8. Have Butterflies in one’s stomach


To feel nervous.



She had butterflies in her stomach when she saw him.


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9. Have the hots for


To be sexually attracted to someone.

किसी के लिए कामुक होना या बहुत पसंद करना।


He has the hots for her.


10. Love trumps hate


Affection, kindness, or love always outdo the feeling of hate.

प्यार नफरत को खत्म कर देता है।


Everything can be sorted in peace as it is said that love trumps hate.


11. Love is blind


Ignore the faults of someone you love dearly.

प्यार अंधा होता है।


Steven doesn’t feel he is not able to cope with his studies, it is rightly said, love is blind.


12. Wear one’s heart on one’s sleeves


To express one’s feelings and emotions openly.

अपनी भावनाओं को दिल खोलके ज़ाहिर करना।


She wears her heart on her sleeves, that’s why she is so happy I guess.


13. Carry a torch for someone


To have feelings of unrequited love for someone.

किसी से प्यार कारंजा ये जानते हुए की वह आपसे प्यार नहीं करते हैं।


He still carries a torch for her.


14. Face only a mother could love


A face that does not look attractive.

ऐसा चेहरा जो सुन्दर न हो।


The girl after meeting with an accident was left with a face that only a mother could love.


15. Whisper sweet nothings


To say words of affection and love to someone.

किसी से प्यार भरी बातें करना।


This newly wed couple keep whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ear.


Aren’t these expressions amazing to behold in your mind? Besides helping you with improving your expressions, this will also help you with adding new adjectives to the most beautiful feeling in this world. Hope this will assist you in every possible way and make your learning journey full of good vibes and creativity. To be fluent and learn the correct use of such kinds of phrases and idioms, you can join the Spoken English course and practise further to improve your Spoken English.



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