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break someone's heart

Definition of break someone's heart

  1. :  to cause someone to feel great sorrow or sadness <He broke her heart when he left her for another woman.> <Her boyfriend left her with a broken heart.> <It breaks my heart to think of how those children have suffered.>



Word by Word Definitions

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    :  rupture

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

heartplay
  1. :  a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

    :  a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart


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