have a soft spot for something

have a soft spot for something
have a soft spot for (someone/something) to feel a lot of affection for someone or something, often without knowing why.

I've got a real soft spot for Thomas - I just find something about him very appealing.


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  • have a soft spot for something — have a soft ˈspot for sb/sth idiom (informal) to like sb/sth • She s always had a soft spot for you. Main entry: ↑softidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a soft spot for someone — have a soft spot for (someone/something) to feel a lot of affection for someone or something, often without knowing why. I ve got a real soft spot for Thomas I just find something about him very appealing …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a soft spot for — (someone/something) to feel a lot of affection for someone or something, often without knowing why. I ve got a real soft spot for Thomas I just find something about him very appealing …   New idioms dictionary

  • soft spot — noun 1. a place of especial vulnerability (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑weak part, ↑weak spot • Ant: ↑good part (for: ↑weak part) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft spot —    If you have a soft spot for someone or something, you particularly like them.     My grandfather has always had a soft spot for fast cars …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • soft — [ sɔft ] adjective *** ▸ 1 not stiff/firm/rough ▸ 2 gentle/pleasant ▸ 3 kind/sympathetic/gentle ▸ 4 not difficult ▸ 5 about water ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a soft substance is easy to press or shape and is not hard or firm: George tripped, falling into… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spot — spot1 [ spat ] noun count *** ▸ 1 particular place/area ▸ 2 small area of color ▸ 3 relative position ▸ 4 difficult situation ▸ 5 spotlight ▸ 6 small amount of something ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a particular place on your body: a sore/tender spot: There… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spot — 1 noun (C) 1 PLACE a particular place or area, especially a pleasant place where you spend time: an ideal spot for a picnic | We walked along the beach looking for a spot to sit. | camping/swimming/holiday spot (=a place that is suitable for a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spot — spot1 W2S2 [spɔt US spa:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place)¦ 2¦(area)¦ 3¦(mark)¦ 4¦(on skin)¦ 5 on the spot 6 put somebody on the spot 7¦(tv/radio)¦ 8¦(position)¦ 9 weak spot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soft — [[t]sɒ̱ft, AM sɔ͟ːft[/t]] ♦♦ softer, softest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is soft is pleasant to touch, and not rough or hard. Regular use of a body lotion will keep the skin soft and supple... When it s dry, brush the hair using a soft, nylon… …   English dictionary

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