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make love

euphemism To have sex. When I make love for the first time, I want it to be with the person I'll spend the rest of my life with. After Betty became pregnant, it seemed like she wanted to make love to me all the time.
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make love

 (to someone)
1. to kiss and caress someone. Ernest made love to Linda in the garden in the moonlight. She liked the way he made love to her—all that poetry.
2. Euph. to have sex with someone. I really think that he wanted to make love to me. She did not want to make love to him.
See also: love, make

make love

1. Court, engage in amorous caressing, as in Romance was in the air, and she hoped he would make love to her. [Late 1500s]
2. Have sexual intercourse, as in They'd been making love well before they married. This usage today is the more common of the two. [Mid-1900s]
See also: love, make

make ˈlove (to somebody)

have sex (with somebody): They made love all night long.
See also: love, make

make love

1. To engage in amorous caressing.
2. To engage in sexual intercourse.
See also: love, make
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It is a well known fact that dinosaurs ruled the Earth at some point and they could only have done this by being good at mating, but how they actually made love had been a mystery till now.
Outdoor sex is also popular among Americans and the study found that 75per cent of people have made love in an 'adventurous locale'.
Most women said they made love twice a week, while one in five managed it just once a month, blaming tiredness or lack of libido.
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London, Feb 24 ( ANI ): Gigantic dinosaurs weighing more 30-tons and longer than four-storey buildings made love just like dogs do, scientists have revealed.
"We were both naked as we passionately made love across the desk.
More than half of all women have had sex in a car and one in seven have made love on a train.
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London, Dec 17 (ANI): A new application available on the US iTunes store and Android allows users to tell the world where and when they "made love".
A quarter of them said they made love twice a week or more.