Meaning of “my heart bleeds for sb” in the English Dictionary


"my heart bleeds for sb" in English

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my heart bleeds for sb

used to say that you feel great sadness for someone. This phrase is often used humorously to mean the opposite:

humorous John complains he only has two cars - my heart bleeds for him (= I certainly do not feel sadness about that)!

(Definition of “my heart bleeds for sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)