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soft on

adverb phrase

Romantically attracted; also, easy on someone: soft on Kevin Costner/ soft on violators

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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soft on

Attracted to or emotionally involved with, as in He's been soft on Margaret for years. This usage was first recorded in 1840.
Not stern, lenient, especially too much so. For example, Some think the court has been soft on violent protesters. This usage was first recorded in 1883.
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