Definition of “not have the heart to do sth” - English Dictionary

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“not have the heart to do sth” in British English

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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.

(Definition of “not have the heart to do sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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