have a heart-to-heart

This page is about the idiom have a heart-to-heart


If you have a heart-to-heart with someone, you have an honest talk and share your feelings with each other.

For example

  • After we'd had a good heart-to-heart we understood each other much better.

  • If you're not getting on well with someone, having a heart-to-heart can really help a lot.

"Heart-to-heart" can also be used as an adjective, as in "have a heart-to-heart talk".

Quick Quiz

After we'd had a heart-to-heart, we felt that we

a. knew each other better

b. should exercise more

c. could exchange hearts

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Contributor: Matt Errey