• If someone goes weak at the knees, they feel as if they might fall down because they have a sudden strong emotion about something or someone.

  • Losing strength and feel you are going to fall over, usually because of seeing or talking about someone you are attracted to.
  • A powerful emotional reaction to something about someone or something.

1. Just the sight of him made me weak in the knees.

 

2. A: How are your baby twins doing?

B: Oh! They are doing really well. We get weak in the knees every time we see them.

 

3. I am so nervous about sky-diving this weekend. It’s making me weak in the knees.

 

4. Just thinking about riding the roller coaster made me feel weak in the knees.

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