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1to be besotted with sb/sth
- Ever since her childhood in York - she was an only child - she has been besotted with the uses of enchantment in fairy stories.
- Some of these servants of football are so besotted with the game that they devote more time to attending dull local committees.
- I am sure all three of you were besotted with quiz programmes and the ambition to be successful on a major television show.
- However, at 21 he was forced to reject an offer of a place at drama school because he was ‘sort of engaged to a young lady, besotted with her.'
- The restaurant chef and the student are so besotted with each other that it's almost sickening.
- Police are investigating whether the accused who allegedly had become besotted with Susan after meeting her at a caravan park, shot her before turning the gun on himself.
- This was the speech of a prime minister besotted with emotion, image and presentation.
- He declared her ‘a stunner ‘, and within days they were besotted with each other.’
- In the pilot, Charlotte meets an aging movie star, who quickly becomes besotted with her as they explore the karaoke boxes and sushi bars of Japan.
- She had to live in a small apartment with a mother-in-law who was besotted with her son and loathed her as a rival, as well as living with a brilliant young husband who turned out to be self-obsessed and a drunk.
- He was clearly besotted with her, recalling in great detail two long and intimate conversations with her, and even admitting that he once kissed her goodnight.
- The movie tells the story of two youngsters who are besotted with each other.
- I signed up because I just wanted to be around real people that were besotted with writing as I am and to force myself to actually get some work done instead of dreaming about it.
- She was an ‘intelligent woman’ who had become besotted with the man and was unable to deal with the flagging relationship, the court was told.
- She's very easy to love and I am besotted with her.
- She was such a hit with everyone we met, but most particularly with my elderly grandparents, who were besotted with her.
- And yet his emotion for Susan was genuine; he was besotted with her.
- A recital was given in the drawing room, then guests enjoyed Sunday lunch under the trees on the lawn and she became besotted with the idea of living in a country house herself.
- So why be so besotted with sporting failures and successes?
- But I'm in love with her, I'm just absolutely besotted with her, she is lovely.