Heart

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Definition

the heart: the internal organ in the chest that pumps blood; the root, the essence, the center; the love, the tenderness, the affection
noun
I know the rules by heart. I know the rules by memory, inside-out; I have memorized the rules.
It's important to look at the heart of the matter. It's important that we examine the essence of the matter.

(He suffers from) heart problems: (He suffers from) cardiac problems; medical problems affecting the heart
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: I lost my heart to a starship trooper.
US: I know the rules by heart.
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Examples

  • "DISCLAIMER: For safety reasons, participants are required to be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems. It is advisable to bring a spare pair of underpants."
  • "It's not fair to you for me to pretend our relationship is going to work when I know in my heart my attention is elsewhere - Europe."
  • "The celebration of their love will take place on Friday, the twenty-fifth of August at three o'clock at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 1669 Fudgejunction Road, London, England."
  • "In this friendly, friendly world, with each day so full of joy, why should any heart be lonely?"
  • "Today, at San Francisco's historic Bleeding Heart Theatre, in the heart of the Rainbow District, the Delavigne Corporation will announce its latest charitable endeavor."
  • "Her heavenly wings reached out from the TV and stole my heart."
  • "Won't you please let me back in your heart?"
  • "Even when she says that it's going to rain, my heart is sunny just to hear her name!"
  • "When you smile at me, it's like my heart stops working, and then my stomach hurts and I cannot eat anything any more."

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