12 Sayings About Falling In Love You've Probably Never Heard Before

"Swallowed like a postman's sock" is a lot more romantic than it sounds.

Falling in love is a wonderful feeling that is often hard to put into words. Perhaps that's why every language has its own unique ways of trying to describe the indescribable.

Diamond company Vashi recently teamed up with artist Elly Walton to illustrate some of the most charming idioms about love from countries all around the world. Below, 12 love-related expressions you probably haven't heard before.

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Wearing bean pods in your eyes
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To bite the metal sheet
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To drag a wing
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Dry firewood meets a flame
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To have eaten a monkey
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A flower on a high peak
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To have seen the green bird
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Like hibiscus rising out of water
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A little mango
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A piece of the moon
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Swallowed like a postman's sock
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To smell mint towards
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