99 English Phrases to say 'I love you'

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When you're learning English, you can find a lot of phrases that seem to mean the same thing, but are a little bit different. It can be really hard to know which phrase you should use. A good example is phrases that you use to tell someone that you love them. There are so many different ways; which one should you use?

Here's how I suggest learning similar phrases:

  1. First, try to figure out which version is the most common or most basic. Learn that one.
  2. Next, just learn other phrases that have similar meanings. Don't worry too much about the differences between them. And don't try to learn too many at a time.
  3. Wait for a while. Use English out in the real world. See which phrases you encounter.
  4. Finally, refine your understanding. Figure out how the phrases are different from each other.

So... let's try it with these phrases for telling someone that you love them. Learn a few, then bookmark this page and come back to it again later.

 

 

 

 

English "love" phrases

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. "I love you."
  2. "I adore you."
  3. "I'm totally into you."
  4. "I love you from the bottom of my heart."
  5. "You mean so much to me."
  6. "I'm yours."
  7. "You complete me."
  8. "I'm in love with you."
  9. "There is no other."
  10. "You're my ideal woman."
  11. "You're my Prince Charming."
  12. "You're my angel."
  13. "You're my princess."
  14. "You're incredible."
  15. "You're my baby."
  16. "You're my king."
  17. "You're mine."
  18. "You're amazing."
  19. "We're perfect for each other."
  20. "We're a good match."
  21. "You can't deny what's between us."
  22. "We're meant for each other."
  23. "We complete each other."
  24. "I'm infatuated with you."
  25. "You're my lover."
  26. "You're captivating."
  27. "I'm addicted to you."
  28. "You're perfect."
  29. "I've totally fallen for you."
  30. "I've got a thing for you."
  31. "I have feelings for you."
  32. "I feel something for you."
  33. "I'm drawn to you."
  34. "I think of you as more than a friend."
  35. "I've got a crush on you."
  36. "I've had a crush on you for a long time."
  37. "I think I'm in love with you."
  38. "I think you're the one."
  39. "Love ya!"
  40. "We make a good team."
  41. "You're so awesome."
  42. "I'd like for us to get together."
  43. "You've got what I need."
  44. "I want you."
  45. "Let's get it on."
  46. "I must have you."
  47. "You make me burn with desire."
  48. "I'm burning for you."
  49. "I need you."
  50. "I worship you."
  51. "I'm crazy about you."
  52. "We're soul mates."
  53. "You make me want to be a better man."
  54. "We were meant to be together."
  55. "I can't live without you."
  56. "You're my goddess."
  57. "I can't bear to be apart from you."
  58. "I idolize you."
  59. "You're my everything."
  60. "I'm smitten with you."
  61. "I yearn for you."
  62. "You turn me inside out."
  63. "You've put a spell on me."
  64. "I'm under your spell."
  65. "My heart calls out for you."
  66. "You make me feel young again."
  67. "You're my sweetie."
  68. "You're my sunshine."
  69. "You're my other half."
  70. "You're my darling."
  71. "I'm devoted to you."
  72. "I want to take this slow."
  73. "This is more than a crush."
  74. "I can't get over you."
  75. "I'm ready to take it to the next level."
  76. "I think I wanna have your baby!"
  77. "I'm hooked on you."
  78. "I'm all about you."
  79. "I'm down with you."
  80. "You're my man."
  81. "You're my girl."
  82. "I'm rather partial to you."
  83. "You're not bad."
  84. "I kinda like you."
  85. "I'm fond of you."
  86. "I have a soft spot for you."
  87. "I'm physically attracted to you."
  88. "You are the object of my affection."
  89. "We have a good chemistry."
  90. "I feel affectionate toward you."
  91. "I care for you deeply."
  92. "You're my best girl."
  93. "I'm sweet on you."
  94. "Do you want to go steady?"
  95. "Will you go with me?"
  96. "Roses are red; violets are blue; sugar is sweet, and so are you."
  97. "I'm enamored with you."
  98. "I'm mad about you."
  99. "I hereby declare my love and affection toward you."

 

 

Honest and heartfelt

These are things that you can say seriously to the person that you love to let them know how you feel.

Use the phrases to make the person you love feel good about themselves.

If you're trying to convince someone to love you back, you can use these phrases.

These are the kinds of things that characters in romance novels might say. They can either sound very serious and romantic, or a little silly if you use them in the wrong way.

If you're revealing your love to someone for the first time, you might use one of these phrases:

These phrases express your feelings without being too serious:

You can use these phrases if you're feeling a bit sexy:

These expressions are too strong to use seriously in most situations. But you can say them as a joke, or maybe write them in a love letter.

Are you a poet or a writer? Then these phrases might add some variety to your writing:

People who have been together for a long time use language that is sweet but less passionate.

These phrases are useful for describing the current state of your relationship, or where you want it to go.

Here are some slang expressions. Not everyone uses these phrases, but some do.

These don't sound very emotional at all. If you have trouble expressing your emotions, you might say something like this:

These phrases are even less emotional. They're ways to describe your feelings objectively.

These expressions are out of fashion now, but you still might hear them from time to time.

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