at first sight


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at first sight

The first time one sees another person or thing. When I met my wife, it was love at first sight. At first sight, I knew that house was perfect for me.
See also: first, sight

at first sight

when someone or something is seen for the first time For my brother and sister-in-law, it was love at first sight. At first sight I thought the test was easy, but there were some tricky questions.
Related vocabulary: at first glance
See also: first, sight
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Just as her father predicted, it was love at first sight.
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