my beloved (something/someone)

When you talk about someone or something that you love, you can call it "my beloved ___". For example:

  • my beloved husband of 25 years
  • my beloved country
  • my beloved children
  • my beloved colleagues

This phrase sounds formal and poetic, so don't use it in regular everyday conversation. Use it in something like a formal speech at a wedding, in the introduction to a book that you wrote, in a written announcement of an anniversary, etc.

This phrase appears in these lessons: