be fond of;
1. （对人或事物有很深的感情） love:
love one’s country;
love wildly [blindly， passionately， sincerely];
疯狂［盲目， 热烈， 真诚］地爱
deeply [tenderly] love;
Love the Chinese nation， repair the Great Wall.; Love China， Repair the Great Wall.
He loves money above everything else.
He loved his wife devotedly.
2. （喜欢； 爱好； 喜好） like; be fond of; be keen on:
like watching TV;
be fond of swimming;
He is awfully fond of jesting.
He likes to play football.
I am dead keen on fishing.
She likes to rubber-neck.
He is a rubberneck.
3. （爱惜； 爱护） cherish; treasure; hold dear; take good care of:
take good care of public property;
cherish the good name of the collective
4. （常常发生某种行为； 容易发生某种变化） be apt to; be in the habit of:
be apt to lose one’s temper; be short-tempered;
Iron rusts easily.
Food is apt to deteriorate in summer.
1. （深厚的感情; 深切的关怀; 特指男女之间的爱情） love; affection:
universal fraternity [love];
a keen affection;
His affections were turned from his wife.
Parental love is deep and true.
His love had been woven of sentiment rather than passion.
1. I will return, find you, love you, marry you and live without shame.
2. He vowed to wreak vengeance on his unfaithful, thieving wife.
3. He cracked jokes and talked about beer and girls.
4. Sonia, we are reliably informed, loves her family very much.
5. The inscription reads: “To Emma, with love from Harry”.
6. If ever a man needed your love, I need it.
7. I have always had an enquiring mind where food is concerned.
8. They have a tendency to show off, to dramatize almost every situation.
9. I still love you even though I’d like to wring your neck.
10. He may suddenly take a dislike to foods that he’s previously enjoyed.
11. Matt is weak and dependent, but you love him all the same.
12. The Philharmonia played this staggeringly difficult music superlatively well.
13. Ray was very giggly and joking all the time.
14. Though he had a temper and could be nasty, it never lasted.
15. She was devoted to him, but she no longer loved him madly.