Friday Phrase

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To be loved up

Episode 191122 / 22 Nov 2019

TO BE LOVED UP

To be loved up is an informal phrase used to describe people who are in love. It often, but not exclusively, refers to the early stages of a romantic relationship when the feelings of love are stronger or more exciting. If someone is loved up, it is obvious from their manner and behaviour that they are in love. Loved up is used as an adjective and, if used before a noun, we insert a hyphen between loved and up to form loved-up.

Example Sentences

  • Even after all these years, my parents are still the most loved-up couple I know. It's very sweet to see. 
  • It's strange seeing Raul so loved up! He's usually so private and reserved, but he can't stop talking about his new girlfriend. 
  • They used to be totally loved up! It's sad that they couldn't solve their problems and stay together.
  • Johnny and Rafa are moving in together. Their families have accepted their choice and are happy to see them all loved up

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