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sweet on

sweet on

Date: Jan 31 2013

Themes: Romance


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“They are adorable! He’s totally sweet on her!”

- Singer Solange Knowles, on how her son feels about Blue, the one-year-old daughter of Solange’s sister, Beyonce. (Us Weekly)


– 歌手索兰格·诺尔斯 (Solange Knowles) 谈论他的儿子喜欢上了她姐姐碧昂斯 (Beyonce) 一岁大的女儿布卢 (Blue)。


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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really like; have a crush on

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Ah, love. It’s such a delicious feeling. But not in the way that pizza is delicious. Or Japanese food. Or mustard. It’s delicious like the most perfect cake, or an ice cream sundae, or a piece of pie. Love is sweet.

That’s why, when you love someone, you might say you’re sweet on them. Being sweet on someone often implies romantic love, but you can be sweet on your friends, too. Often you feel sweet on someone in the early stages of a relationship. It’s like a crush. Being sweet on someone is having all those first, exciting, sugary feelings.

Solange Knowles’ son feels this excited kind of love for his cousin, Blue. You can probably imagine a young kid just being so full of sweetness and love for the new daughter of his aunt, Beyonce. He probably just wants to play with her and be with her all the time. He’s sweet on her.

Describe a time that you were sweet on someone. What did it feel like?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“That boy keeps looking at you from across the room. I think he’s sweet on you!”

“When I’m sweet on someone, I always try to hide it so I won’t get my heart broken.”

“On Valentine’s Day, I don’t care if I don’t have a date. I’m sweet on all my friends!”

“Johnny is sweet on me. He walks me to school every day.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Yuci to like her very much
by YuciSuper Member!
sveta_p He's enamored of her.
by sveta_p
goodmahsa he is completely in love with her
by goodmahsa
Nabilo the son loves his little cousin
by Nabilo
mad about
by AVATAR girl
Ardista liking or in love with somebody
by Ardista
in love with
by bellaboo2422
Marice.A He literally has great affection for her
by Marice.A
cubi1604 Love someone so much
by cubi1604
Zambuka adores her
by Zambuka
a2020 It means he is totally like her.
by a2020

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Irene Forever


friendlover, I am sweet on my students too. Almost all of them are kids. I’m so lucky! :)By the way, you must be sweet on your friends as you are Friendlover.:)

07:47 AM Jan 31 2013 |



I am sweet on my students. I feel really happy around them.


07:17 AM Jan 31 2013 |




when i sweet on somebody its fine.

love and be happy!!!

04:59 AM Jan 31 2013 |



South Korea

When my boyfriend and I were just friends, I was totally sweet on him. No matter how he acted, I liked everything about him as one of my close friends. At that time, I even didn’t realized that the delicious feeling could have developed to the feeling of love like at the moment. For the record, I am not usually sweet on my guy friends. I think, it was the sign of love. Haha. 

04:25 AM Jan 31 2013 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I’m really sweet on my friends! :)

But about love we should ask :” I’m sweet on him ,is he sweet on me too!!!” :))

It’s hard when you’re waiting for a sweet  but you taste the bitter taste!! ;)

Irene Forever


Olya, right, absolutely sweet on kids.:)

03:28 AM Jan 31 2013 |




Sweet on kids, grandmas and grandpas, mothers - always!

Irene Forever


I like the expression “to be sweet on somebody”. So it can be not only love to a man  or a woman but also to friends. I still think,  it’s not quite the same.:) Love itself is a very strong feeling that can bring lots of various sensations. First it’s definitely as sweet as honey, but we never know and can’t even imagine what end it can have. Just a spoon of tar can easily spoil the sweetness of a barrel of honey.

To be sweet on somebody’s supposed to be loved back, otherwise what’s the use of being used for somebody’s pleasure?

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