sweep (one) off (one's) feet

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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 someone off their feet

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1. If someone sweeps you off your feet, you fall in love with them very quickly and strongly. By the end of the date he said he was going to marry me. I was swept off my feet. He is a good fifteen years older than Felicity. He swept her off her feet, though.
2. If something sweeps you off your feet, you immediately like it very much. When she first saw a photograph of a romantic-looking house dating back to 1770, she was swept off her feet by its charm. Ten British chefs plan to cook a feast they hope will sweep the French off their feet.
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sweep someone off their feet

quickly and overpoweringly charm someone.
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sweep somebody off their ˈfeet

attract somebody very strongly because you are exciting, charming, etc: She’s waiting for a nice young man to come and sweep her off her feet.I was swept off my feet by her wit and charm.
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sweep (someone) off (someone's) feet

To cause someone to be admiring or infatuated.
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Hotel receptionist Leslie from Belfast, plumber Alan from Pontefract, construction worker Cole from Darlington and model Pete from Cornwall are all hoping to sweep them off their feet, and must persuade the girls to keep their lights on as a sign of approval.
According to the study, Brit women, who think Becks and Cristiano Ronaldo are "over-groomed celebs", desperately want real men to sweep them off their feet.
I bet for decades to come, little girls will still dream of finding their own Johnny Castle to sweep them off their feet.
Women in satin dresses display a plucky determination as well as lush beauty, as men sweep them off their feet.
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