fall in love

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fall in love

To be completely enamored of someone or something. Tom is head over heels in love with Christina—he just won't stop gushing about her! I used to be wary of horses, but after a few lessons, I've totally fallen in love with horseback riding.
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fall in love (with each other)

[for two people] to become enamored of each other. They met in school and fell in love. When they fell in love, they thought it would last forever.
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fall in love (with something)

to become enamored of something. I simply fell in love with the dress. I had to have it. I fell in love with the red car and bought it at once.
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fall in love

Become enamored. This expression may be used either literally, as in John and Mary fell in love on their first date, or hyperbolically, as in I fell in love with that antique chest. [First half of 1500s]
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