sweep off one's feet

sweep off one's feet
overcome with strong feelings

We were swept off our feet over the excitement of the ceremony.


Idioms and examples. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sweep off one's feet — idi sts sweep off one s feet, to impress or overwhelm by ability, enthusiasm, or charm …   From formal English to slang

  • sweep off one's feet — {v. phr.} To make (someone) have feelings (as love or happiness) too strong to control; overcome with strong feeling; win sudden and complete acceptance by (someone) through the feelings. * /The handsome football captain swept Joan off her feet… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sweep off one's feet — {v. phr.} To make (someone) have feelings (as love or happiness) too strong to control; overcome with strong feeling; win sudden and complete acceptance by (someone) through the feelings. * /The handsome football captain swept Joan off her feet… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sweep\ off\ one's\ feet — v. phr. To make (someone) have feelings (as love or happiness) too strong to control; overcome with strong feeling; win sudden and complete acceptance by (someone) through the feelings. The handsome football captain swept Joan off her feet when… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off one's feet — See: KNOCK OFF ONE S FEET, SWEEP OFF ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off one's feet — See: KNOCK OFF ONE S FEET, SWEEP OFF ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off\ one's\ feet — See: knock off one s feet, sweep off one s feet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sweep off one's feet — cause dizziness, spin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knock off one's feet — {v. phr.} To surprise (someone) so much that he does not know what to do. * /Her husband s death knocked Mrs. Jones off her feet./ * /When Charlie was given the prize, it knocked him off his feet for a few minutes./ Compare: BOWL OVER(2), SWEEP… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock off one's feet — {v. phr.} To surprise (someone) so much that he does not know what to do. * /Her husband s death knocked Mrs. Jones off her feet./ * /When Charlie was given the prize, it knocked him off his feet for a few minutes./ Compare: BOWL OVER(2), SWEEP… …   Dictionary of American idioms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”