have one's heart set on (something)

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Definition of have one's heart set on (something)

: to want something very much She has her heart set on a new bicycle.

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“Have one's heart set on (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20one%27s%20heart%20set%20on%20%28something%29. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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