#IOTW: Idioms with word HEART

Hey hi, fellas! How was your day? Did you do anything fun? ^^

Today, I’d like to share some idioms with word HEART in it. Stay tuned, fellas! 😉

1. POURING MY HEART OUT
Meaning: open up emotionally by telling someone your story and how you really feel without holding anything back.

“I guess I just had to talk to someone,” she said as she poured out her heart to me.

2. TO BE YOUNG AT HEART
Meaning: act in a way that is thought of as a lot younger than your age.

All of my friends love to talk to my mom, they said that she’s very young at heart.

3. TUG AT YOUR HEARTSTRINGS
Meaning: to cause strong feelings of affection or sympathy.

Adele’s song, Hello, tugged at the heartstrings of millions of people.

4. HEART ON SLEEVE
Meaning: to allow others to see your emotions or feelings.

You could see she was hurt, she wears her heart on her sleeve.

5. HEART IN ONE’S MOUTH
Meaning: to feel extremely anxious because of a dangerous or unpleasant situation.

Mary had her heart in her mouth because it was her first time doing a solo presentation.

6. HAVE A HEART OF STONE
Meaning: to be very unkind, to not care about people or things.

E.g.: Melisa had a heart of stone, she never care of anyone else but herself.


Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on January 16, 2016

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