heart-to-heart
I. adjective Date: 1867 sincere, frank <
a heart-to-heart talk
>
II. noun Date: 1910 a heart-to-heart conversation

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  • heart-to-heart — {adj.} Speaking freely and seriously about something private. * /The father decided to have a heart to heart talk with his son about smoking./ * /She waited until they were alone so she could have a heart to heart talk with him./ Compare: MAN TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heart-to-heart — {adj.} Speaking freely and seriously about something private. * /The father decided to have a heart to heart talk with his son about smoking./ * /She waited until they were alone so she could have a heart to heart talk with him./ Compare: MAN TO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have a heart-to-heart talk — {v. phr.} To confide in someone with great intimacy. * /Jill and her mother had a heart to heart talk before she decided to move in with Andrew./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have a heart-to-heart talk — {v. phr.} To confide in someone with great intimacy. * /Jill and her mother had a heart to heart talk before she decided to move in with Andrew./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To take to heart — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To Heart — The To Heart logo. トゥハート (Tu Hāto) Genre Drama, Harem, Romance …   Wikipedia

  • To lay to heart — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heart to Yours — Infobox Album | Name = Heart to Yours Type = Studio Artist = Michelle Williams Released = flagicon|US April 16, 2002 flagicon|UK May 13, 2002 flagicon|Japan September 13, 2002 flagicon|Germany December 2, 2003 Recorded = 2002 Genre = R B, gospel… …   Wikipedia

  • to heart — See: TAKE TO HEART also LAY TO HEART …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to heart — See: TAKE TO HEART also LAY TO HEART …   Dictionary of American idioms

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