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run out

Meaning: to not have enough of something

Example: I cannot believe that we have run out of milk! Just when I wanted to make a cup of tea. Read on

heart goes out to

Meaning: to feel sympathy for someone when they are distressed

Example: Following the aftermath of the hurricane, my heart goes out to all the residents of New Orleans. Read on

absence makes the heart grow fonder

Meaning: to miss and love someone more when they are not around

Example: The couple reunited after almost a year and understood that the absence had made their hearts grow fonder. Read on

familiarity breeds contempt

Meaning: to start disliking something when one gets to know too much about it

Example: The couple could not stay together long after their wedding because familiarity breeds contempt. Read on

keep your friends close and your enemies closer

Meaning: to keep a keen eye on enemies beyond what one might have on their friends

Example: As a politician you must keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Read on

cold hearted

Meaning: very cruel, unkind person

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

being in love

being in love Meaning | Definition to have strong feelings of love for someone to be infatuated with another adult to be romantically and sexually attracted to someone ... Read on

love to death

Meaning: love someone very much

Example: He is prepared to do anything for her, go to any extent. He loves her to death. Read on

one cannot love and be wise

Meaning: people often do foolish things when they are in love

Example: I don't think it is wise of Elsie and Ray to decide to get married so soon into their relationship. But then, one cannot love and be wise. 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

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mumbo jumbo

Meaning: Something that does not make sense.

Example: I do not believe in this mumbo jumbo, human life should be valued far more than some ritual that one is not willing to forego. Read on

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