sweep one off feet
sweep (one) off (one's) feet
To charm one in such a way that they form an instant and strong romantic attraction, usually unexpectedly. A: "Is Lucy still gushing about her new boyfriend?" B: "Yeah, he must have really swept her off her feet."
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sweep one off one's feetand knock one off one's feet
1. Lit. to knock someone down. The wind swept me off my feet. Bill punched Bob playfully, and knocked him off his feet.
2. Fig. to overwhelm someone (figuratively). Mary is madly in love with Bill. He swept her off her feet. The news was so exciting that it knocked me off my feet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- sweep (one) off (one's) feet
- sweep off feet
- sweep somebody off their feet
- sweep someone off their feet
- be head over heels (in love)
- fall head over heels in love
- fall head over heels in love with (someone)
- pull the carpet (out) from under (one's) feet
- pull the carpet/rug out from under somebody's feet
- pull the rug out (from (under) one)