爱 , ài , love, like
我爱妈妈。 , wǒ ài mā ma. , I love mom.
我爱游泳。 , wǒ ài yóu yǒng. , I like swimming.
Love, usually seen in people or animals, refers to a strong emotion and attachment to a person or something, derived from the strong love, loyalty, and well-meaning emotional and psychological state between relatives, such as maternal love.
Contains a range of strong and positive emotions and mental states, from the noblest virtues or good habits, the deepest relationships, to the simplest pleasures. This kind of emotion and attachment drives those who feel this way to seek physical, intellectual and even imaginary closeness with the object of love.
love one’s country;
love wildly [blindly， passionately， sincerely];
疯狂［盲目， 热烈， 真诚］地爱
（喜欢； 爱好； 喜好） like; be fond of; be keen on:
like watching TV;
be fond of swimming;
（爱惜； 爱护） cherish; treasure; hold dear; take good care of:
take good care of public property;
cherish the good name of the collective
（常常发生某种行为； 容易发生某种变化） be apt to; be in the habit of:
be apt to lose one’s temper; be short-tempered;
Iron rusts easily.
（深厚的感情; 深切的关怀; 特指男女之间的爱情） love; affection:
universal fraternity [love];
（姓氏） a surname:
Dianne declared her undying love for Sam.
She still loves him, warts and all.
Is it wrong to try to save the life of someone you love?
I still love him and I would never forsake him.
The child is simply hungry for affection.
I was certain that love was quite enough to conquer our differences.
She loved his brilliance and his generous heart.
I love him more with each passing day.
Her love for him was being tested to its limits.
She was paralysed by fear and love.
Children need unconditional love from their parents.
Love was totally absent from his childhood.
Have you ever made love to a girl before?
I felt healed by his love.
He didn’t show his wife any affection.
I love these type of books.
Sit wherever you like.
She was unable to keep up the pretence that she loved him.
The word ‘love’ is used in different senses by different people.
Their love grew with the years.
He did not return her love.
He was undeserving of her affections.
Her heart overflowed with love.
Love is the antithesis of selfishness.
The British are renowned as a nation of dog lovers.
We should all love our neighbours.
At weekends I like to sleep late.
The obverse of love is hate.
She is devious and sly and manipulative.
Children often have temper tantrums at the age of two or thereabouts.