Perhaps my enthusiasm for California sounds a little like cupboard love.
The commissariat at home is too good to justify any suspicion of this ignoble sort of cupboard love.
"It's cupboard love as brings you out so sharp," he said, his voice resounding in the cold darkness.
Not that there was any cupboard love in his little sweet—she was a bundle of affection.
He has a cupboard love for Sarah, but I think that his affection for me is simon-pure.