have feelings for


: to feel love or affection for (someone)
Even though they're divorced, it's obvious that they still have (tender) feelings for each other.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Now with a bigger budget and cast, Cha Cha Real Smooth co-stars Dakota Johnson as a single mother whom Raiff’s character starts to have feelings for. Savannah Salazar, Vulture, 17 June 2022 Days after The Sun sparked speculation that Swift, newly single after dating Joe Alwyn for six years, was secretly dating The 1975 singer Matty Healy, Entertainment Tonight confirmed that Swift and Healy really are seeing each other—and both have feelings for the other. Alyssa Bailey, ELLE, 9 May 2023 Does Nate still have feelings for Shiv, and could that sway his loyalties? Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 7 May 2023 While these days Travis seems to only have feelings for Kourtney, her younger sister was actually the one who originally caught the drummer's eye. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 31 Jan. 2022 Monica and Quincy have feelings for each other but their passion for basketball keeps them from being together. Leah Campano, Seventeen, 14 Dec. 2022 The Spanish crooner and Argentine powerhouse beautifully lace their vocals together to bring to life a story about two friends who have feelings for each other but don’t dare to take the next step. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 11 Nov. 2022 These cows actually have feelings for their offspring. Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post, 11 May 2022 Jazz confides in her ex Doug (Diggy Simmons) who appears to still have feelings for her. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, 18 Jan. 2022 See More

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“Have feelings for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20feelings%20for. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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