tug/pull at one's heartstrings

idiom

: to stir one's emotions
That movie really tugs/pulls at your heartstrings.

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tug/pull at one's heartstrings

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“Tug/pull at one's heartstrings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tug%2Fpull%20at%20one%27s%20heartstrings. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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