I'm sorry if this has already been spoken about (I have had a look but there is so much on this subject). I was asked the question in the main quiz "________ de tout mon cœur." - Now I thought as it is so deeply expressed and the "note" section in the topic states "NOTE that you can also use the verb adorer to emphasise love of something or someone", I would use "J'adore Sarah". However, I was marked wrong and should have been "J'aime Sarah". So I find the note section misleading. Maybe that should be expressed differently?
Aimer vs adorer is a tricky concept to master. In the same section you mentioned above, it is also written that "Here note that adorer does NOT mean "to be in love with", but expresses a strong liking of someone." - which is the case in the test question you've answered. Therefore, "adorer" is not correct here but "aimer" as the English translation is "I love Sarah with all my heart." The context is key!
-> there is no "feeling of being in love" here, only a very strong liking
-> there is definitely more than just "a strong liking" here.
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
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