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all the world loves a lover

Many people enjoy seeing someone who is happy and in love. I can't help but smile when I see a couple young and in love. All the world loves a lover, after all. A: "Is it true that all the world loves a lover? Because I want to punch those sappy jerks." B: "That's just because you're single." That cute couple has a huge following on ViewTube. I guess it's true what they say—all the world loves a lover.
See also: all, love, lover, world

alright me lover

A greeting associated with Bristol, England. Primarily heard in UK. A: "Alright me lover? How are you?" B: "Oh, just fine, and you?" Alright me lover. Having a nice weekend? Alright me lover? Any plans for this fine evening?
See also: alright, lover

alright my lover

A greeting associated with Bristol, England. Primarily heard in UK. A: "Alright my lover? How are you?" B: "Oh, just fine, and you?" Alright my lover. Having a nice weekend? Alright my lover? Any plans for this fine evening?
See also: alright, lover

lovers' knot

A knot, often of ribbon, used to symbolize the connection shared by two lovers. Also known as "true lover's knot" and "love knot." I didn't want a diamond engagement ring. Instead, this simple band with a lover's knot is a perfect reminder of our devotion to each other.
See also: knot

lovers' lane

The generic name for a place, often one with a scenic view, that teenagers and young adults go to kiss and potentially engage in other sexual activity, typically in a car. If a boy takes you to lovers' lane, it's not because he wants to talk about the weather, OK? Oh my goodness, Ned, I think we found lovers' lane—look at all the kids making out in their cars!
See also: lane

lovers' quarrel

An argument between two people who are romantically involved. Said especially of that which is relatively trivial. A: "So, why aren't they talking to each other?" B: "Some stupid lovers' quarrel, I think. Who knows." I don't think a lovers' quarrel here and there is any cause for concern. A relationship plagued by constant fighting, on the other hand, is something you should probably be worried about.
See also: quarrel

lovers' spat

An argument between two people who are romantically involved. Said especially of that which is relatively trivial. A: "So, why aren't they talking to each other?" B: "Some stupid lovers' spat, I think. Who knows." I don't think a lovers' spat here and there is any cause for concern. A relationship plagued by constant fighting, on the other hand, is something you should probably be worried about.
See also: spat

lovers' tiff

An argument between two people who are romantically involved. Said especially of that which is relatively trivial. A: "So, why aren't they talking to each other?" B: "Some stupid lovers' tiff, I think. Who knows." I don't think a lovers' tiff here and there is any cause for concern. A relationship plagued by constant fighting, on the other hand, is something you should probably be worried about.
See also: tiff

star-crossed lovers

Two people in love who are forced to be apart by circumstances or influences outside of their control. A phrase popularized in its use by Shakespeare to describe the titular characters of his tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Any high school couple forced apart by where they go to college will likely feel like star-crossed lovers for the first week or so, and then realize that there's way more to life than an awkward adolescent romance.
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true lover's knot

1. A type of knot, consisting of two intertwined overhand knots made in parallel lengths of string. Grandpa is always trying to teach me these weird knots he learned back in the day. The true lover's knot, the half hitch—when am I ever going to use this stuff in real life? You'll need to use a true lover's knot to secure the two lines together on the boat.
2. A knot, often of ribbon, used to symbolize the connection shared by two lovers. Also known as "lover's knot" and "love knot." I didn't want a diamond engagement ring. Instead, this simple band with a true lover's knot is a perfect reminder of our devotion to each other.
See also: knot, true
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

star-crossed lovers

ill-fated lovers. I suppose that Romeo and Juilet are star-crossed lovers.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lovers' lane

A secluded road or area sought out by lovers seeking privacy. For example, The police loved to embarrass youngsters parked in lovers' lane. [Late 1800s]
See also: lane
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
The lovers of sounds and sights, I replied, are, as I conceive, fond of fine tones and colours and forms and all the artificial products that are made out of them, but their mind is incapable of seeing or loving absolute beauty.
Shall we then be guilty of any impropriety in calling them lovers of opinion rather than lovers of wisdom, and will they be very angry with us for thus describing them?
But those who love the truth in each thing are to be called lovers of wisdom and not lovers of opinion.
On the evening at which we have arrived he was going to enter according to custom; but the two lovers, as we have seen, only exchanged a few words before Cornelius sent Rosa back to watch over the tulip.
He saw the lips of the lovers meet, and then heard Cornelius send Rosa away.
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A 21-year-old butcher has committed suicide in Naivasha after his 18-year-old lover abandoned him for another man.
Gharabli also revealed the existence of dozens of Pharaonic texts, showing what ancient Egyptians wrote to express their feelings for their lovers.In an ancient manuscript an ancient Egyptian lover wrote, "My unique beloved is of incomparable beauty.
This means that Khatir has such a deep feeling about love that he doesn't even think of that no one knows about love especially a lover. He is of the view that lover knows how to love.
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"The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well" is an impressively accessible, profusely illustrated, easy-to-use guide to growing, cooking, and preserving twenty-some popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs.
Visual artist Demetra Kallitsi will be putting on an art performance under the name A Lover's Discourse: Fragments 2016 this weekend in Limassol.
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