Feb 2, 2008

Love (Word of the Day, 2008/1/16)

Ann Lee
►care about: to care very much about someone ,especially a member of your family or close friend.
Ex: Children need to feel loved.
►like/enjoy : to like something very much or enjoy doing something very much.
Ex: Ivan found that he really loved teaching.
►I must love you and leave you: spoken used to tell someone that you have to go, especially when you wish you could stay longer
►loyalty : to have strong feeling of loyalty to your country, an institution… etc.
EX: He really loved the police force.
►I love it! spoken used when you are amused by something, especially by someone else’s mistake or bad luck.

►for family/friends【+for】
EX: What these kids need is love and support.
►pleasure/enjoyment: a strong feeling of pleasure and enjoyment that something gives you.
EX: Sailing is her great love.
►person you love
EX: He was her first love.
►love of/ for
EX: a love of nature.
►send your love (to): to ask someone to give your loving greetings to someone else when they see them, write to them… etc.
EX: Aunt Mary sends her love to you.
►there is no love lost between: if there is no love lost between two people, they dislike each other.
►not for love or/ nor money: (informal) if you cannot get something or do something love or money, it is impossible obtain or to do.
►love-child: a word used especially in newspapers meaning a child whose parents are not marriage.
►Love apple=tomato
►Love-lock 【額前】可愛的捲髮

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