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fall in love (with):

1. To begin to feel love (for), to become infatuated (with). See love for synonyms.


(1) Laurence Shames. Sunburn : ' A woman you really liked looked prettier after you'd been to bed with her; a woman you didn't, did not. This was one of the ways a man knew if he might've been falling in-love .'

(2) Axel (Johnny Depp) in Arizona Dream (1994): ' It was wrong to say I was falling in-love because I never felt any weight; I was really flying in-love for the first time in my life .'

(3) Dr. Constance Petersen ( Ingrid Bergman ), a psychoanalyst, and Anthony Edwardes/John Ballantine (Gregory Peck) in Spellbound (1945): ' People fall in-love , as they put it , because they respond to a certain hair coloring, or vocal tones, or mannerisms that remind them of their parents .'

(4) Wilson (Edward G . Robinson) in The Stranger (1946): ' People can't help who they fall in-love-with .'

(5) Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) to Mr. Esmond in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953): ' I won't let myself fall in-love-with a man who won't trust me no matter what I might do .'

(6) Joe (Richard Dreyfuss) about relationships and love-in The Buddy System (1984): ' And when it's over, we fall in-love-with the pain .'

(7) Duane Jackson (Jeff Bridges) in Texasville (1990): ' I'm too broke to fall in-love .'

(8) Charlotte Flax (Winona Ryder) crossing herself in Mermaids (1990): ' Please, God! Don't let me fall in-love and do one-of-those disgusting things .'

(9) Call-in radio show 'Doctor' Shirlee Kenyan (Dolly Parton) to one of her callers in Straight Talk (1992): ' Like my daddy always used to say: a bird and a fish can fall in-love , but where do they make a home? '

(10) Charley Partanna (Jack Nicholson) and Irene Walker (Kathleen Turner) in Prizzi's Honor (1985): ' That ain't love . In-love is temporary. Then you move on to the next in-love. Everybody is always falling in and out of love .'

2. In lesbian slang, to caress the female genitals with the tongue . See cunnilingus for synonyms.

See Also: be swept off one's feet, fall for, fall in a big way, fall in love (with), feel that funny feeling, flip over for, go head over heels, go overboard, goofy, Isolde, lose one's heart, love philter, love potion, philophobia, philter, take a fall, take the fall, take the old fall, Tristan

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