break someone's heart

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Definition of break someone's heart

: 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 27 Oct. 2021.

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