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hopeless romantic

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hopeless romantic
情痴

Date: Oct 25 2012

Themes: Celebrity, Romance

Quote

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“He really is a hopeless romantic....All I said is that I really want to see Titanic again.”

- Actress Selena Gomez, talking about the time her boyfriend Justin Bieber rented LA’s Staples Center for a private screening. (Us Weekly)

“他真的是一个情痴……我只是说我真的好想再看一遍《泰坦尼克号》(Titanic)。”

- 女演员赛琳娜·戈麦斯 (Selena Gomez) 谈论当时男友贾斯汀·比伯 (Justin Bieber) 为她在洛杉矶的斯台普斯中心 (Staples Center) 包场观看电影。

Definition

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someone who is overly romantic or sentimental

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To feel romantic is to have feelings of love or tenderness toward someone. To be a romantic, on the other hand, is to be in love with the idea of love. If you’re a hopeless romantic, then you’re pushing it even further. You’re so in love with the idea of love that you act in ways that might be considered extreme, all for the sake of love.

Selena Gomez places her sweetheart, Justin Bieber, in the hopeless romantic category because he went to extreme lengths to show his love for her. He rented out an entire arena, just to show her a movie she liked.

Are you a hopeless romantic? What’s the most extreme thing you’ve done for love?

Examples

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“Christian acts tough, but inside he’s a hopeless romantic.”

“I love reading old romance novels. I guess I’m just a hopeless romantic.”

“Am I a hopeless romantic to think that someday my Prince Charming will arrive?”

Winners

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cubi1604 An extremely romantic person
by cubi1604
sammysam7 completely in love with somone
by sammysam7
Manu4 A very passionate romantic person
by Manu4
a2020 It mean enthusiastic love.
by a2020
FUN777 So romantic person.
by FUN777
goodmahsa very very romantic
by goodmahsa
 julito to do extreme things to please her, as to rent a convention center to screen a movie.
by julito

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pk371369

pk371369

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

yes Titanic was hopless fact but had a experince for ours ” wWe should stay nea our loves untill last time we should LOVE each other maybe its last time”

11:35 AM Aug 07 2013 |

fdfaghih

fdfaghih

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Whenever someone talks about the “hopeless romantic”, the first things I remember are Taylor Swift’s songs.

01:44 PM Jul 21 2013 |

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Irene Forever

Ukraine

Troy, and who would doubt it? :)

11:16 AM Oct 30 2012 |

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Irene Forever

Ukraine

Seiyf (Troy), it was impressive, indeed.


Still, I don’t believe you.:)

10:40 AM Oct 30 2012 |

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Nina__smith

Australia

if we love a person we can do a different thing for him/her and show we love him/her.

05:46 PM Oct 29 2012 |

DarknessLight

Germany

I guess I am one!! :P I like to show my boyfriend how much I love him!!

09:48 AM Oct 27 2012 |

Mari-yam

Mari-yam

Mali

i guess i am in the hopeless romantic categorie Laughing

10:50 PM Oct 25 2012 |

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kowatch

kowatch

Hungary

First I translated this like ‘you like her/him but there is no hope to love you’.


I think hopeless romantic isn’t good. I would run away if my girlfriend was that.

09:08 PM Oct 25 2012 |

Eliza09

Eliza09

United States

I am definitely hopeless romantic! And more when your feelings are corresponding! But the most important is to live and act with love…!

Wfernando

Wfernando

Colombia

To be a hopeless romantic is not good ‘cuz, you fall in love and you get to extreme measures… it’s not sane.

06:12 PM Oct 25 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

There‘s something shaky about this expression. Why, hopeless romantic? Why not hopeful Romantic instead?   How do you get something flattering out of a combination of hopeless and Romance? .There’s a thin blurred line between romance and pretense. Similarly, over-the-top chivalry can easily be seen a lack of maturity and too much of it may be a bit pestering, sort of like a desperate attempt to conquer someone else’s approval. like a hopeless romance ;). Or maybe a hopeless romantic is someone who goes the extra miles just to please a lover without expecting any gratification in return? Hence, a hopeless romantic


This is an Interesting expression! I would love to grasp the rationale behind it though ;).


I really hope Justin intentions were good. But how romantic is he really? Maybe he’s more romantic than I could ever thought possible? Or was he just pulling another Hollywood romantic stunt? If I were as rich as he is, I probably would have gone further overboard. However if I were as popular as he is, I would have opted for something more discreet than renting a whole arena for the sole purpose of watching a film with my girlfriend. I would have anticipated that the media will poke its nose and try to spoil our romantic encounter .My point is that I wouldn’t want to turn a movie night with my girl into a global phenomenon. I would have rented a DVD of the movie she had hinted me she’s would like to watch. Then, I would have waited for a night when we’re ready to turn in and propose a nice old fashioned movie night in the privacy of our comfy bed, and press the Play button and kiss those surprised lips on her face when she finds out that Titanic was playing. ;)


I have to admire Bieber’s display of devotion to Selena though; maybe that’s just how stars roll. The point is that he showed that he’s a very attentive boyfriend who’s willing to go far and beyond for the girl he loves. This is what romance is all about the continuous appreciation and commitment that you display (big or small) to someone you wrap your heart around.

04:05 PM Oct 25 2012 |

Sourabhenglishbaby

United States

You are correct . I love your words.

03:58 PM Oct 25 2012 |

Sourabhenglishbaby

United States

A hopeless romentic person is the person who love more then his life to someone(a beautiful girlfriend or His wife).Laughing

03:15 PM Oct 25 2012 |

Son of English

Hong Kong

Hopeless romantic [def.] – someone who can watch ‘Titanic’ more than once.

02:56 PM Oct 25 2012 |

Mariana101

Mariana101

South Korea

Hopless Romance is probably my worst nightmare, Cause I’m the kind of person that when loses his mind control, He act insane, And that’s how I act when I falll in love or have a crush on someone Embarassed

02:43 PM Oct 25 2012 |

kateoss

kateoss

Hong Kong

oh,my…..


lovely

01:36 PM Oct 25 2012 |

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8312016

8312016

Switzerland

great

01:25 PM Oct 25 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I’m humbled by all of the comments


Irene, I couldn’t hear my apology ;) – next time I’ll  read more carefully before I click on a link- I guess I got was I deserve for being snoopy, you clearly stated “for women ”. It’s like getting caught in the wrong aisle at the store ;)).

01:24 PM Oct 25 2012 |

sharalee1988

China

a hopeless  romantic person is the one  who  is extremely romantic.

01:07 PM Oct 25 2012 |

oussa10.10

oussa10.10

Morocco

All I can say is that women deserve romance

11:20 AM Oct 25 2012 |

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