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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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WHEN it comes to studying the form at Goodwood on Saturday, racegoers could be swept off their feet.
One reason that Harlequin is attracting fewer young readers is that the books espouse a traditional version of femininity, one in which women are still swept off their feet by tough yet tender alpha males and marriage is the ultimate goal.
The feisty five have confessed that they love the Irish brogue and are looking to be swept off their feet when they support Hear'say in Belfast and Dublin this month.
Wives may dream of being swept off their feet to Paris but more than a quarter of men questioned admitted they spent their last anniversary slumped in an armchair watching television.
Within seconds, the toddlers are literally swept off their feet and pulled into deep water.
JUST MARRIED chronicles the beleaguered romance of Sarah McNerney (BRITTANY MURPHY) and Tom Leezak (ASHTON KUTCHER), a young couple unexpectedly swept off their feet after their first meeting.