Spanish translation of “heart”
heart noun /haːt/
› the organ which pumps blood through the body
How fast does a person’s heart beat? (also adjective) heart disease a heart specialist. › the central part
I live in the heart of the city a hut in the heart of the forest the heart of a lettuce Let’s get straight to the heart of the matter/problem. › the part of the body where one’s feelings, especially of love, conscience etc are imagined to arise
She has a kind heart You know in your heart that you ought to go She has no heart (= She is not kind). › courage and enthusiasm
The soldiers were beginning to lose heart. › a symbol supposed to represent the shape of the heart; a white dress with little pink hearts on it ; heart-shaped.
› one of the playing-cards of the suit hearts, which have red symbols of this shape on them.
kind-hearted hard-hearted broken-hearted. hearten verb › to encourage or cheer up
We were greatly heartened by the good news. heartless adjective › cruel; very unkind
a heartless remark. heartlessly adverb ›
cruelmente, despiadadamente, insensiblemente
heartlessness noun ›
hearts noun plural › (sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits
the two of hearts. hearty adjective › very friendly
a hearty welcome. › enthusiastic
a hearty cheer. › very cheerful; too cheerful
a hearty person/laugh. › (of meals) large
He ate a hearty breakfast. › (of a person’s appetite) large.
heartily adverb ›
amistosamente, cordialmente; efusivamente
heartiness noun ›
heartache noun › (a feeling of) great sadness.
The team suffered the heartache of losing the final in a penalty shootout. heart attack › a sudden failure of the heart to function correctly, sometimes causing death
My father has had a slight heart attack. heartbeat noun › (the sound of) the regular movement of the heart.
heartbreak noun › (something which causes) great sorrow
I have suffered many heartbreaks in my life. heartbroken adjective › feeling very great sorrow
She was heartbroken after her husband left her for another woman. a heartbroken widow. heartburn noun › a burning feeling in the chest caused by indigestion
She suffers from heartburn after meals. heart failure › the sudden stopping of the heart’s beating
The old man died of heart failure. heartfelt adjective › sincere
We offered her our heartfelt thanks. heart-to-heart adjective › open and sincere, usually in private
I’m going to have a heart-to-heart talk with him. heart-warming adjective › causing a person to feel pleasure
It was heart-warming to see the happiness of the children. at heart › really; basically
He seems rather stern, but he is at heart a very kind man. break someone’s heart › to cause someone great sorrow
If you leave her, it’ll break her heart. by heart › from memory; by memorizing
The children know their multiplication tables by heart Actors must learn their lines (off) by heart. from the bottom of one’s heart › very sincerely
She thanked him from the bottom of her heart. have a change of heart › to change a decision etc, usually to a better, kinder one
He’s had a change of heart – he’s going to help us after all. have a heart! › show some pity!
Have a heart! She didn’t break the glass deliberately. have at heart › to have a concern for or interest in
He has the interest of his workers at heart. heart and soul › with all one’s attention and energy
She devoted herself heart and soul to caring for her husband. lose heart › to become discouraged.
The team seemd to lose heart after conceding the third goal. not have the heart to › not to want or be unkind enough to (do something unpleasant)
no tener valor para
I don’t have the heart to tell him that everyone laughed at his suggestions. set one’s heart on / have one’s heart set on › to want very much
He had set his heart on winning the prize He had his heart set on winning. take heart › to become encouraged or more confident.
She took heart from her boss’s positive comments about her work. take to heart › to be made very sad or upset by
You mustn’t take his unkind remarks to heart. › to pay attention to
He’s taken my criticism to heart, and consequently his work has improved. to one’s heart’s content › as much as one wants
She could play in the big garden to her heart’s content. with all one’s heart › very willingly or sincerely
I hope with all my heart that you will be happy.
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