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puppy love

noun [U] uk   us  
romantic love that a young person feels for someone else, that usually disappears as the young person becomes older
Translations of “puppy love”
in Korean 풋사랑…
in Arabic الحُبّ الأوّل…
in Portuguese namorico, amor de adolescente…
in Catalan amor adolescent…
in Japanese 幼い恋…
in Italian infatuazione da ragazzi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青少年的初戀,不成熟的戀愛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青少年的初恋,不成熟的爱…
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