break someone's heart

idiom

: 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.

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“Break someone's heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20someone%27s%20heart. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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