the heart


: the central or most important part of something
deep in the heart of the forest
Their offices are in the heart of the city.
Let's get right to the heart of the matter.

Examples of the heart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lindor crushed a 2-1 fastball that Irvin left over the heart of the plate for a two-run homer. Andrew Golden, Washington Post, 10 July 2024 Orange County prosecutors identified the deceased at Eric Hodges, 42, who was stabbed in the heart, and William Collins, 47, who was stabbed in the lung and neck. Max Hauptman, USA TODAY, 10 July 2024 Screenings will take place in the heart of Scotland‘s picturesque capital at some of the city’s most iconic venues including Cameo Cinema, Summerhall, and 50 George Square. Lily Ford, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 July 2024 The span of Wilshire targeted for closure is in the heart of a dense, immigrant community marked by poverty and a teeming street culture. Rachel Uranga, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the heart 

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“The heart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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