be swept off (one's) feet

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be swept off (one's) feet

To become very quickly or suddenly enamored with or greatly admiring of someone; to be so thoroughly impressed or charmed by someone as to fall greatly in love with them. I think the reason Jane gets so suddenly invested in new relationships is because she loves being swept off her feet. I was completely swept off my feet when I met my late wife, so now, I can't imagine life without her.
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Me and Big Bro Fred (along with our parentals, I might add) were completely swept off our feet by the film of a young lion called Sirga who greets the man who freed and raised her every morning with the biggest big cat cuddle you're ever likely to see.
We were trying to do the rescue operation in heavy seas, perhaps force eight, and the force of the waves was so strong that we were in danger of being swept off our feet.
The verb falling gives it away: We are swept off our feet, falling out of our usual balance.
There was a huge surge and we were swept off our feet.
We are not being swept off our feet with his alternatively viable proposals.
Friend Emma Douglas, 12, said: ''There was a huge surge and we were all swept off our feet.