be sweet on (one)

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be sweet on (one)

To be smitten with or enamored of one. I think Samantha is a little sweet on her older sister's boyfriend. What about you, Tommy—anyone in school you're sweet on?
See also: on, sweet
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sweet on, be

Enamored of, in love with, as in I think Barbara's sweet on Nick. This colloquial idiom was first recorded in 1740.
See also: sweet
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.