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take sth to heart

C2 If you take ​criticism or ​advice to heart, you ​think about it ​seriously, often because it ​upsets you: Don't take it to heart - he was only ​joking about ​yourhair.
(Definition of take sth to heart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take sth to heart”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对批评等)十分介意,耿耿于怀…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對批評等)十分介意,耿耿於懷…
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