no love lost

idiom

used to say that people dislike each other
They were polite with each other, but it was clear that there was no love lost between them.

Examples of no love lost in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And there certainly is no love lost between Trump and Sotomayor. Larry Elder, Orange County Register, 8 Mar. 2024 There’s no love lost for the gig economy as a whole, which seems to exist solely to humiliate folks already below a rock-bottom financial status. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 1 Mar. 2024 There is no love lost between Seniesa and Yokasta, a long-standing rivalry that promises to deliver in the ring. José M. Romero, The Arizona Republic, 31 Jan. 2024 Aaliyah Cosby, Taylor Rue | Credit: Greg Gayne/Netflix Aaliyah and Lydia aren't friends After their disastrous friendship in the pods, there is no love lost between Aaliyah and Lydia. Sydney Bucksbaum, EW.com, 16 Oct. 2023 There’s no love lost between the city of San José and county of Santa Clara. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 7 Jan. 2024 There’s no love lost between conventional Democratic political operatives and the agitators who seem to believe that making life as miserable as possible for everyone else is a productive enterprise. Noah Rothman, National Review, 2 Jan. 2024 There is no love lost between Chantel Everett and ex-husband Pedro Jimeno. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 8 Dec. 2023 Recommended There is no love lost between the secular Fatah and Islamist Hamas. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Nov. 2023

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“No love lost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20love%20lost. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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