Aimer Expressions

French expressions with aimer
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Expressions to like

The French verb aimer, “to like” or “to love,” is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to prefer, to win someone’s heart, and to be a relief. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring aimer.

Aimer translations

  • to like
  • to love
  • to be fond of

Proverbs with aimer

Qui aime bien châtie bien.   Spare the rod and spoil the child.
Qui m’aime aime mon chien.   Love me, love my dog.

Expressions with aimer

aimer à penser/croire que (formal)   to like to think that
aimer autant   to prefer, to be just as happy that…
aimer bien   to like, be fond of
aimer mieux   to prefer
Elle m’aime un peu, beaucoup, passionnément, à la folie, pas du tout.   ~ She loves me, she loves me not.
Est-ce que tu m’aimes ?   Do you love me?
se faire aimer de quelqu’un   to win someone’s heart / affection
Il m’aime un peu, beaucoup, passionnément, à la folie, pas du tout.   ~ He loves me, he loves me not.
J’aime autant ça ! (informal)   Glad to hear it! What a relief!
Je t’aime.   I love you.
Je t’aime à la folie.   I’m crazy about you.
Je t’aime de tout mon cœur.   I love you with all my heart
Je t’aime plus que tout.   I love you more than anything.
Je t’aime plus qu’hier et moins que demain.   I love you more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Moi aussi, je t’aime.   I love you too.
Qui m’aime me suive !   Anyone who wants to come with me is welcome!
s’aimer (reflexive)
  to like oneself
to love each other, to make love
Aimez-vous les uns les autres.   Love one another.
Ils s’aiment.   They’re in love.
Ils ne s’aiment guère.   There’s no love lost between them.

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