Love and Valentines Day

English lessons online by skypeLove and Valentines

Background – Valentine’s Day or Saint Valentine’s Day, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14th. It began as a Western Christian day honouring one or more early saints named Valentinus.  It first became associated with romantic love within the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century.

A definition

  An intense feeling of deep affection, a deep romantic or sexual attachment to someone
  It can also be a great interest and pleasure in something and/or a person or thing that one loves
  In Tennis it means zero – The game was 15-love to Peterson. So Peterson was winning
  In areas it is a form of greeting (Men and women) “Hello ‘love’, how are you today?”
  Every day in the world many people ‘make love’ – To have sexual intercourse.


Phrases

  He completed his book for his love of writing, not for profit.Love
  He wouldn’t take the job, for love nor money. It would be the worst job in the world.
  There’s no love lost between the 2 teams, they hated each other greatly.
  They were in a loveless marriage, so decided to get divorced.
  He is such a lovable man, so kind and caring.


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