cold hearted

Meaning: very cruel, unkind person

Example: Don't be so cold hearted, forgive them and speak with your children. Read on

wear heart on sleeve

Meaning: display your emotions openly

Example: It was evident that he was in love with her. He wore his heart on his sleeve and you could see how he felt about her. Read on

let your heart rule your head

Meaning: do something based on emotions rather than logic

Example: I think it would be unwise for you to be in a relationship with him; he is a known womanizer. Don't let your heart rule your head. Read on

chicken hearted

chicken hearted Meaning: not brave. Example: These chicken hearted bosses always seem to give in at the first sign of a strike.

to heart’s content

Meaning: to gain full satisfaction

Example: The man ate food at the buffet to his heart's content. He seemed really happy as he left for home. Read on

strike a chord

Meaning: to trigger a strong memory or feeling based on which there can be a mutual interest

Example: strike a note; strike the note Read on

change of heart

Meaning: change one's opinion or the way one feels about something

Example: The call-back of the military and troops from Afghanistan shows a change of heart by the British government. Read on

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take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on


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