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