Here are some ‘heart’ expressions which could be useful in case you want to have a better understanding and sound more natural in English:
Wear your heart on your sleeve – make your feelings obvious.
Ex: You shouldn’t be wearing your heart on your sleeve at work.
By heart – memorize.
Ex: Polly learned the poem by heart.
Cross your heart – promise to do something.
Ex: I promise to mow the grass – cross my heart!
Have your heart in your mouth – be upset and scared.
Ex: Sally had her heart in her mouth when the bell rang.
Break someone’s heart – make someone sad by telling them you don’t love them any more.
Ex: Jill broke Brian’s heart when she told him that she no longer loved him.
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