14 Ways To Say I Love You In English

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Ways to say I love you

14 ways to say I love you in English

In today’s advanced English lesson, we’re looking at the theme of love. This is the month of February and it’s always gifts of chocolates and flowers, and romantic meals for two around St. Valentine’s Day.

Love should be in the air all year round, but they focus particularly in February.

Of course, it’s very commercial, but it’s really a good opportunity to demonstrate to those close to you why you love them and hold them so dearly to your heart.

So we’ve got 14 ways to say I love you in English. Some of these you can use directly with your loved ones, others you’d use in conversations with your friend about other friends who have fallen madly in love with somebody. 

I’m mad about you

Meaning: you can’t think of anyone or anything else


Sarah is just mad about her new boyfriend and won’t stop talking about him.

Can someone tell me if it’s wrong to be so mad about you? ©

I love everything about you

Meaning: the way we feel in the very early days of romance


I love everything about you. The way you smile, the way you laugh. There’s nothing about you that I don’t like.

fall for somebody

Meaning: be strongly attracted to someone, be smitten by someone


Have you been talking to Michael recently? He’s fallen for that girl in the computer department.

besotted by someone

Meaning: (used in books) completely infatuated with them; usually means that the love is only in one direction


She is besotted by him. She is just completely, utterly, totally in love with him.

14 ways to say I love you in English

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have a crush on somebody

Meaning: usually from a distance, the other person doesn’t really know it


She’s got a bit of a crush on her piano teacher. A really cool guy with long hair and funky glasses. Don’t worry, it will pass.

somebody makes your toes curl up

Meaning:  extreme reaction of pleasure or disgust (could be used in a negative)


When he kissed me, I could feel my toes curling up.

I love you to the moon and back

Meaning: used to express strong affection for another person


I love you to the moon and back. Forever and ever.

I love you to bits

Meaning: (British English) love someone very much


She has 4 dogs at home and she loves them to bits.

somebody has got it bad

Meaning: talking about somebody who is really, really deeply in love


I haven’t seen Jonathan like this for a long, long time. He’s really got it bad.

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have (got) the hots for somebody

Meaning: (informal) to fancy someone, to be attracted to somebody


He’s got the hots for the girl who’s gone to the other school.

walking on air

Meaning: feel extremely happy about something


She’s been walking on air since she met Mark.

have an eye on somebody

Meaning: to be considering trying to start a romantic relationship with someone


I think she’s got an eye on somebody. She’s been buying a bit of makeup recently. She is also spending a lot of time texting somebody.

win somebody’s heart

Meaning: to get someone to feel the same way about you as you do about them


Valentine’s Day is an ideal opportunity to win her heart. Just send her an anonymous card with a bit of poetry or a box of chocolates.

be crazy about somebody

Meaning: to be very interested in someone


Oh, she’s absolutely crazy about him. I wish she just rang him and stopped talking about it all the time.

love is in the air

Meaning: a love-like vibe can be sensed from the people around you


On Valentine’s Day, love is in the air and you see happy couples all around.

14 ways to say I love you in English

14 Ways to say I love you in English. Improve English speaking. Advanced English lessons on Zoom and Skype. Improve English speaking and writing skills. #learnenglish

Okay, so there we have 14 ways to say I love you in English. Or to talk about love in this “season of love” as the Americans say. The season of love.

So hopefully you enjoy this season of love, the love theme that we have for our particular lesson today. 

As always, don’t forget to practise. If you need help, check out our individual online English lessons on Zoom with native teachers.

So this is Harry saying goodbye. Thank you for watching and listening. Enjoy Valentine’s and join me again soon.

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more information

For more information on English grammar rules, English collocations and English idioms, check out the links below:

Adjectives to describe people and personality

Phrasal verbs with PUT

You can always study English advanced level at Learning English with the BBC and British Council Learn English.

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