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Basic Trope: A character sighs when they're around their love interest.

  • Straight: Alice sighs every once in a while when she's around Bob, whom she has a crush on.
  • Exaggerated: Alice sighs all the time when she's around Bob.
  • Downplayed:
  • Justified: Alice really wants Bob to know how much she loves him.
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  • Inverted: Alice sighs when she's around Bob, whom she dislikes.
  • Subverted: Alice appears to be sighing, but is actually huffing due to being out of breath.
  • Double Subverted: But after Bob expresses sympathy for her exhaustion, she sighs lovingly.
  • Parodied:
  • Averted: Alice doesn't sigh when she's around Bob.
  • Enforced: The writer wants a visual indication that Alice loves Bob, so he has her sigh whenever she's around him.
  • Lampshaded:
    Bob: Why does Alice tend to sigh when she's around me?
    Charlie: Maybe because she's in love with you.
  • Discussed: See Lampshaded.
  • Deconstructed:

I love him so much. *sigh*