be swept off (one's) feet

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be swept off (one's) feet

To become very quickly or suddenly enamored with or greatly admiring of someone; to be so thoroughly impressed or charmed by someone as to fall greatly in love with them. I think the reason Jane gets so suddenly invested in new relationships is because she loves being swept off her feet. I was completely swept off my feet when I met my late wife, so now, I can't imagine life without her.
See also: feet, off, swept
References in classic literature ?
I was swept off my feet at first by his good looks and knack of paying romantic compliments; and later on I thought I MUST be in love because he was my dark-eyed ideal.
I was fortunate enough to read it when it was originally published in early 2012 and after being swept off my feet by this spellbinding book, I began thinking deeply about it.
I'm encouraged that things seem positive for next year, although I'm intrigued by her comment that I'll be swept off my feet - I'm assuming she's referring to my boyfriend
He had the gift of the gab I was swept off my feet," said Sue, whose first husband died four years ago.