have a weak spot for

have a weak spot for
have a weak spot for (someone/something) American to feel attraction to or affection for someone or something.

Sarah has a weak spot for basketball players.


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  • have a weak spot for someone — have a weak spot for (someone/something) American to feel attraction to or affection for someone or something. Sarah has a weak spot for basketball players …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a weak spot for something — have a weak spot for (someone/something) American to feel attraction to or affection for someone or something. Sarah has a weak spot for basketball players …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • weak — [ wik ] adjective *** ▸ 1 lacking energy ▸ 2 lacking power ▸ 3 easily persuaded ▸ 4 bad in quality ▸ 5 likely to break/fail ▸ 6 with a lot of water ▸ 7 lacking strength ▸ 8 in linguistics 1. ) part of your body that is weak is not as strong or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weak — [[t]wi͟ːk[/t]] ♦♦ weaker, weakest 1) ADJ GRADED If someone is weak, they are not healthy or do not have good muscles, so that they cannot move quickly or carry heavy things. I was too weak to move or think or speak... His arms and legs were weak …   English dictionary

  • spot — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 small mark on the skin ⇨ See also ↑pimple ADJECTIVE ▪ beauty ▪ She had a small beauty spot on the left side of her face. ▪ liver VERB + SPOT ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • spot — 01. She was wearing a pink blouse with white and blue [spots] on it. 02. Detectives found [spots] of blood on the floor near where the body was found. 03. There are a few small [spots] of rust on the car, but other than that, it looks pretty good …   Grammatical examples in English

  • weak — 01. He was sick, and felt too [weak] to even get out of bed. 02. The goaltender was having a bad day, and let in a couple of [weak] goals. 03. I have a [weakness] for chocolate. I eat the stuff almost every day. 04. She has really [weak] arms so… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • 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

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