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head over heels

head over heels

Date: Feb 12 2009

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I’m head over heels in love. He’s completely changed my life.”

-Singer Christina Aguilera talking about her son, Max. (People)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

very much in love; very excited to be in love

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

Being in love is supposed to be one of the best feelings in the world. But we often use negative words or images to describe it. For example, we “fall” in love. Falling isn’t very fun, right? We also say “I’m crazy about her” or “I’m madly in love with her” when we really love someone. Being crazy or mad isn’t usually considered a good thing either.

Another example is the expression head over heels. When you’re head over heels in love or you fall head over heels for someone, your feelings are so strong that it’s almost like you flip over and your heels (feet) go flying over your head. That might explain why being in love sometimes makes you feel dizzy or light-headed.

Usually when we say we’re head over heels for someone, we’re talking about romantic love. But Christina Aguilera loves being a mother so much, she says she’s head over heels in love with her son, Max. She really, really, really loves him. And that’s definitely not a bad thing.

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I am head over heels for Michelle. She is so amazing!”

“My mom fell head over heels in love with my dad the first time she talked to him.”

“Did you ever fall head over heels for someone?”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS "head over heels" is used to express the thought of someone having fallen deeply in love.
作者 VOLTSSuper Member!
evelyn_BR to be completely in love.
作者 evelyn_BR
yvo0804 it means whole,completely
作者 yvo0804

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Saudi Arabia

it is a great expression .i’m head over heels for some one speical.

09:47 PM Feb 17 2009 |

shinasia

shinasia

Oman

nice expression!,,head over heels!

06:13 PM Feb 14 2009 |

sweet soul

sweet soul

Saudi Arabia

I am head over heels for this lesson (:D)
thank a lot .. nice slang :)

11:36 AM Feb 14 2009 |

rohen

rohen

China

Make friends with you

08:43 AM Feb 14 2009 |

caddiebaby

caddiebaby

China

that is a good word to express even though the lover or family

12:53 AM Feb 13 2009 |

passionforluv

Malaysia

I fall for this guy and I am absolutely head over heels for him

12:46 AM Feb 13 2009 |

MA2AB

MA2AB

Jordan

i’m head over heels miss my love… thanks

10:17 PM Feb 12 2009 |

nour_2

nour_2

Syrian Arab Republic

thanks alot….really, it’s a useful way to learn slang…

08:56 PM Feb 12 2009 |

kowka

Ukraine

Thank a lot!!!! Really useful slang

03:22 PM Feb 12 2009 |

sonnenhai

Brazil

i am deeply head over in love with my girlfriend!! new word and new way to say how much i love my love!!

01:31 PM Feb 12 2009 |

music.rafa

music.rafa

Brazil

Great explanation !!! I’ve never been head over heels for someone… i prefer to say i fell in love once.

01:10 PM Feb 12 2009 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

awesome slang!!!

12:34 PM Feb 12 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Very cool! Now I understood this expression!...I already have been head over heels sometimes :)

11:34 AM Feb 12 2009 |

jellyhead

jellyhead

Macao

Love is blind…the power of it is so strong that u fall in it…

10:30 AM Feb 12 2009 |

SÉRGIO

SÉRGIO

Brazil

nice slang!!

10:17 AM Feb 12 2009 |

Naomi1010

Naomi1010

Taiwan

Yeah, when it comes to love, most of people are head over heels for the one. <3

10:00 AM Feb 12 2009 |

kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

‘Head over heels’ is now most often used as part of ‘head over heels in love’. When first coined it wasn’t used that way though and referred exclusively to being temporarily the wrong way up. It is one of many similar phrases that we use to describe things that are not in their usual state – ‘upside-down’, ‘topsy-turvy’, ‘topple up tail’, ‘arse over tea-kettle’, ‘bass-ackwards’ etc.

08:51 AM Feb 12 2009 |

addud

addud

Indonesia

someone has changed my life, and i am head over heels. and i cant do normaly in life everyday.

03:41 AM Feb 12 2009 |

babel du

China

Totally, sincerely love… all the “head over heels” need to be born and justified by the long time

03:41 AM Feb 12 2009 |

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