be sweet on


old-fashioned + informal
: to be in love with (someone)
He's been sweet on her since they were kids.

Examples of be sweet on in a Sentence

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“Be sweet on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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