Значение идиомы sweep off one’s feet

[sweep off one’s feet] {v. phr.} To make have feelings too strong to control; overcome with strongfeeling; win sudden and complete acceptance by through thefeelings.

The handsome football captain swept Joan off her feetwhen he said so many things to her at the dance.

Joan was sweptoff her feet when the football captain started flirting with her.

Mary is swept off her feet whenever she hears a band start playing.

John was swept off his feet when he won the contest.

Compare: BOWLOVER, CARRY AWAY.


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