whisper sweet nothings in (one's) ear

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whisper sweet nothings in (one's) ear

To murmur words of affection to someone in a flirtatious manner. These words may be genuine or less serious. My ex-boyfriend used to whisper sweet nothings in my ear and then sneak out with his mistress later!
See also: ear, nothing, sweet, whisper
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THERE was a time when a lovestruck youth wooed his young lady by buying her flowers and whispering sweet nothings in her ear.