What does love someone to pieces mean?

What does love someone to pieces mean?

to truly adore someone
The phrase love you to pieces means to truly adore someone.

What is the meaning of in pieces?

in separate parts rather than as a single thing: The little house was shipped in pieces from France and then reassembled.

Where did the saying I love you to pieces come from?

Doesn’t help directly with the etymology, but the first citation, from 1788, is “It beats Pinetti’s conjuring all to pieces”, suggesting an extension from literally beating into pieces, to “he beat me to pieces at chess”, to “I love you to pieces (Snookums)”.

What is the synonym of bits and pieces?

What is another word for bits and pieces?

leftovers scraps
remnants miscellanea
pieces fragments
junk leavings
debris rubbish

How do you use pieces?

Pieces sentence example

  1. I found pieces of DNA on its teeth.
  2. It was bits and pieces of a telephone conversation with a mystery person.
  3. He put his hand in his pocket, and was surprised to find the gold pieces wrapped in his mother’s letter.

What’s another word for in pieces?

What is another word for in pieces?

broken shattered
demolished wrecked
fragmented fractured
ruptured splintered
separated crushed

What does I miss you to pieces mean?

If you miss somebody to bits it means you miss every part of them, you miss the smallest and the biggest parts of them. This is the same for I love you to bits, if somebody says this to you they are saying they love every aspect of you (even the bad bits).

What does love you to bits and pieces mean?

UK informal. to love someone very much: He’s my old man and I love him to bits but I can’t spend too much time with him.

Can you take to pieces?

To utterly dominate someone in an argument, debate, criticism, etc. A noun or pronoun is used between “take” and “to.” Often used in passive constructions. Sandy took her husband to pieces when he tried to justify the new flatscreen TV he bought with their savings. My midterm paper got taken to pieces by my professor.

How do you spell pieces of something?


  1. a separate or limited portion or quantity of something: a piece of land; a piece of chocolate.
  2. a quantity of some substance or material forming a single mass or body: a nice piece of lumber.
  3. a more or less definite portion or quantity of a whole: to cut a blueberry pie into six pieces.