(your) heart goes out to (someone)

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If your heart goes out to someone, you feel great sympathy for them.

For example

  • We're so sorry to hear of your loss, and our hearts go out to you in this difficult time.

  • My heart went out to Kerry when I heard that her dog had died. I know how much she loved him.

Quick Quiz

The president said his heart went out to

a. all the earthquake victims

b. all his old girlfriends

c. all the money he lost
a) all the earthquake victims b) all his old girlfriends c) all the money he lost
(your) heart goes out to (someone)

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Contributor: Matt Errey