love-hate

adjective

: feeling or showing a mixture of love and hate

Examples of love-hate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ben Gibbard on his love-hate relationship with L.A. and life after the Postal Service. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2024 This post contains spoilers from the first part of Bridgerton season 3. Jessica Madsen is relishing the fact that Bridgerton fans have a love-hate relationship with her character Cressida Cowper. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 Carter Hogg has had a love-hate relationship with football. Hogg, who recently completed his sophomore year as a safety at Johns Hopkins, loves the sport’s camaraderie, physical standards and accountability. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 19 Feb. 2024 But many also have a love-hate relationship with the United States Postal Service. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2024 For David Wallack, the owner of Mango’s Tropical Cafe in South Beach, a breaking point in the long love-hate relationship came after a series of stampedes last March. Carlos Suarez, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 As with all fish-out-of-water stories, the fish (or giant humanoid space lizard) will grow increasingly used to the air, and his temperamental aloneness will war with his increasing need for community, while his love-hate relationship with humanity, its pop culture and food, evolves. Los Angeles Times Staff, Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb. 2024 Professional football has always had a love-hate relationship with similar celebrations. Gwydion Suilebhan, Baltimore Sun, 8 Feb. 2024 Europe’s love-hate relationship with SUVs Paris is one of several European cities assessing their relationship with giant family-friendly cars. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 5 Feb. 2024

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“Love-hate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love-hate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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