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not have the heart to do sth

to feel unable to do something because you feel it would be unkind: She asked me to go with her and I didn't have the heart to refuse.
Translations of “not have the heart to do sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不忍心做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 不忍心做……
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