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    love

    I have found a couple of old posts in this website with some questions as below。

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    "She is not my type" is fine; it will be taken to mean "not my physical type" by most people. "She's not my kind of girl" is much vaguer, and wouldtake its colour from the context.

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    What are the meanings of the above phrases in bold ?
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    "It was a traumatic relationship" would be more usual. If you use "love + adjective" in such contexts ("my stormy love", "a traumatic love", "a passionately physical love", etc.), it's not wrong; but it has a very emotional air, and would sound quite startling in everyday English.

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    1) What are the meanings of the above phrases in bold ?

    2) Do stormy love, traumatic love both stand for those relationship ended in misery and sorrow.?

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    How should I describe Jane fall in love with a wrong guy who only regards her as a piece of object to play with while he is in despair and in need of physical relief?

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    Tks

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    Re: love

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    "She is not my type" is fine; it will be taken to mean "not my physical type" by most people. "She's not my kind of girl" is much vaguer, and would take its colour from the context.

    What are the meanings of the above phrases in bold ?
    Ju, please post different questions in separate threads.

    I do not agree with the opinions of the writer. I think 'type' is more likely to refer to her character/nature/behaviour than to her physique. I don't think there is any significant difference between 'type' and 'kind' here.

    'vaguer' mean 'less precise'
    'take its colour from the context' mean something like 'show more exactly what it means when taken together with the word around it'

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    Re: love

    A stormy relationship is one where there are frequent rows.

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