have feelings for

idiom

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

Examples of have feelings for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the 2019 Oscars ceremony, the pair performed an intimate duet of the song, which had fans convinced the stars might have feelings for each other in real life. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 13 Dec. 2023 As Jeremiah starts to have feelings for Belly, the three teens’ lives are all complicated further, making for some extremely binge-worthy entertainment. Brooke Lamantia, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 Aug. 2023 Fans have followed Belly Conklin through her ups and downs with Conrad and Jeremiah Fisher, the brothers who both have feelings for her, and their collective struggle to grieve the boys’ mother Susannah after her recent death. Lucy Feldman, Time, 18 Aug. 2023 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 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

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“Have feelings for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20feelings%20for. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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