old flame


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old flame

n. a former sweetheart or lover. It is best to forget an old flame.
See also: flame, old
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My old flame recently told me he can't talk to me any more because it's breaking his heart that he can't have me, but the thought of not having him in my life is killing me.
If getting back to an old flame is a recipe to spice up life, it could also turn sweet ties sour, as Dr Isha Singh, clinical psychologist, Max Healthcare, warns.
After his much hyped divorce, singer Peter Andre was spotted with his old flame Mel B, the former Spice Girl.
On the eve of a trip to China, Matthew (Josh Hartnett) catches a fleeting glimpse of old flame Lisa (Diane Kruger), who mysteriously disappeared from his life a few years earlier.
MORE bad news for Owen Wilson after hearing old flame Kate Hudson is getting pally with super cyclist Lance Armstrong.
Maybe her old flame is now married with kids and a timeshare Alicante.
Anyway, I had a great Sunday at an EastEnders charity cricket match with my old flame Cliff Parisi aka Minty.
TOM Scully makes a surprise reappearance, competing with old flame Susan for the post of headteacher - and her heart.
An angry osprey who smashed his mate's eggs when she went off with an old flame has fathered a new brood.
They are looking for people in Wales or with a Welsh connection who want to take a nostalgic look at their past and meet up with their childhood sweetheart or old flame.
A DEMENTED Irish vicar, a confused matron and an old flame all add to the comedy fun as the Dunchurch Players take to the stage in It Runs In The Family.
On this particular day in 1931, Baby-Face Martin (played by Jeremy Sisto), an on-the-lam gangster with a reward on his head, has returned to the neighborhood to look up his mother and an old flame.
Dizzy's Dream, Beechcourt, General Cloney and Old Flame have all been in action in the past week.
In this latest installment Georgia must contend with a family trip to Scotland ("Och-aye land"), her over-large breasts ("nunga-nungas"), and her crushes on her boyfriend ("The Sex God"), an old flame, "Dave the Laugh," and a handsome new French teacher.