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spark • sight • heels
proposed • puppy • insanity
  1. At this point in her life, she falls head over in love with just about everyone.
  2. It was basically that made them get married so quickly.
  3. He was attracted to me, but I didn't feel a with him until she knew his personality better.
  4. Most kids experience love in high school.
  5. He knew at first that she would be his wife someday.
  6. She was very surprised when he to her so quickly.
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Answer the following questions about the interview.

1153 Love At First Site

Alex and Maria share their thoughts about love at first sight and if it lasts.

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I think you have a spark at first sight.

When you feel a 'spark' with someone, you feel an intense attraction to that person soon after meeting them.  Notice the following:

  1. I thought that she was attractive, but I didn't feel much of a spark.
  2. The beginning of our relationship was filled with sparks.

at first sight

Do you believe in love at first sight?

'At first sight' refers to the first time you see something or someone. Notice the following:

  1. I fell in love with him at first sight.
  2. Although they were only 8, it was basically love at first sight.

head over heels

She's still way head over heels for this guy.

If you are 'head over heels' for someone, it means that you are crazy in love with that person.   Notice the following:

  1. She is completely head over heels for this guy.
  2. He falls head over heels very quickly.


He proposed after five weeks.

When a man 'proposes' to a woman, he asks her to marry him and be his wife. Notice the following:

  1. He proposed to her next to a waterfall.
  2. She was expecting him to propose to her at Christmas.

puppy love

We are at that puppy love stage where it's so new and exciting...

'Puppy love' is also used to refer to how two people feel about each other at the beginning of a relationship.  Notice the following:

  1. They are only 14 years old, so it's nothing but puppy love.
  2. Everyone thought their relationship was just puppy love, but they ended up getting married.


Well, insanity is a good point.

'Insanity' is another word for craziness. Notice the following:

  1. It is just insanity to have three jobs at once.
  2. Twenty little kids in one house is basically insanity.