feel love, desire, or strong friendship for
like very much;take pleasure in
a strong feeling of fondness for another person
warm interest and enjoyment and attraction to
"his love for his work"
"children need a lot of love"
"the theater was her first love"
"he has a passion for cock fighting"
"their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"
"she was his first love"
"it was 40 love"
"his lovemaking disgusted her"
"he hadn't had any love in months"
"he has a very complicated love life"
"I love French food"
"She loves her boss and works hard for him"
"I love cooking"
"She loves her husband deeply"
"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"
"Adam knew Eve"
"Were you ever intimate with this man?"
My love to thee is sound, sans crack or flaw.
出自：Love's Labour's Lost , Shakespeare
I secretly adored my father and longed to be able to show him my love.
出自： Juliette Huxley
The grandchildren's clothes washed and ironed with love.
出自： B. Gilroy
A man who loved England well, but who loved Rome better.
出自： J. A. Froude
He had loved the king and had ridden..from the fells to Westminster for a coronation.
出自： J. Gardam
Your old mother who loves you with all her heart.
出自： J. Nagenda
The young couple fell in love at first sight.
这对年轻人一见钟情。 fall in love with sb/sth
She has fallen in love with a man half her age.
I had fallen in love with the city.
He has fallen in love with her for years.
该说He fell in love with her years ago。
He fell into love with the idea at once.
She is quite in love with the garden.
She likes him but doesn't love him.
I love ice cream.
I love going to the cinema.
He would like/love to dance with us tonight.
He likes/loves dancing.
He likes to see his children at play.
误 He has fallen in love with her for two years.
正 He fell in love with her two years ago.
析 fall in love with表示非延续性的动作,其现在完成时不可与表示一段时间的状语连用。
误 I have fallen in love with her for years.
正 I fell in love with her years ago.
正 I have been in love with her for years.
析 “fall in love”(爱上)通常指一时的动作,而“be in love”(热恋着)指状态。