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English definition of “be all heart”

be all heart

to be very kind and generous. This phrase is often used humorously, especially in the UK, to mean the opposite: She's all heart.humorous "He deserves all he gets." "Oh, you're all heart (= you are not kind)!"Kind and thoughtful
(Definition of be all heart from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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