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12 love idioms and a love song

April 30, 2012

“Late evening, on the first of May -
The twilit May – the time of love.
Meltingly called the turtle-dove,
Where rich and sweet pinewoods lay.”

Have you recognized the English translation of May (Máj) by Karel Hynek Mácha?
Although 1 May or May Day is now known as International Worker’s Day, in many cultures is it also a spring festival. And spring means… love!

So, let me ask you a few personal questions:
Have you ever had a blind date?
Have you ever fallen for someone head over heels?
Have you already tied the knot/got hitched?
Who did you have a crush on at school?
Are you going to say those three little words to your Miss or Mr Right tomorrow?

To illustrate the idioms in the above paragraph, I will use the following infographic:


[Infographic provided by Grammar.net]

Finally, the last question: what is your favourite love song?
I might sing this one tomorrow (if I find the right guitar chords):

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