after one's own heart

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used to say that someone has likes and dislikes similar to one's ownWhen you brought chocolates I knew you were a woman after my own heart.

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“After one's own heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/after%20one%27s%20own%20heart. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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