Love Affair


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Drug slang A regional term for cocaine
Vox populi An intimate sexual relationship or episode between lovers, usually understood to mean an extramarital relationship
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They are also getting involved in love affairs through Facebook and WhatsApp.
When asked by police interrogators about the nature of their relationship, the couple admitted that they were having a love affair that resulted in a baby boy.
Nigel Ward, from Nigel Ward & Company, Auctioneers in Pontrilas, Herefordshire, said one viewer of the auction lot, who said he was friendly with the great, great grandson of Dickens - Ian - pulled Mr Ward aside to talk about the love affair associated with piece of jewellery.
He spoke about his love affair with Liverpool when they were dominating Europe in the 1970s and 80s.
A more recent tale is that one of the upper-storey rooms is haunted by a man named Dick Garret, who hanged himself in the house after an unhappy love affair.
It became one of Charles Dickens's best-known love stories, but Great Expectations was inspired by an illicit Tyneside love affair.
There's nothing in the world like the pain that accompanies the end of a great love affair.
Our love affair (and our government's love affair) with the property ladder means that, like Seaside, our housing stock doesn't function as housing either, and that exploiting its users is a source of personal (and national) wealth.
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for splitting the infinitive "to faithfully discharge," but not for her love affair with "International Law" and her reliance on opinions of courts in foreign lands for interpreting the Constitution of the United States.
Mixed Nuts: America's Love Affair With Comedy Teams From Burns And Allen to Belushi and Aykroyd isn't the typical biography of a single comedy act but an all-embracing set of memoirs of America's love affair with comedy teams as a whole, from Belushi and Aykroyd to Burns and Allen.
But like a human love affair, our love affair with the car unfolded step by step, from distant admiration to taken-for-granted familiarity.
He concludes: "We are called to settle for nothing less than a passionate love affair with God and with life, embracing God and the creation through which God shimmers, living madly in the fantasy that this universe is not purposeless, but that we are called toward the drama and pain of life and love lived to the fullest.