Definition of “take sth to heart” - English Dictionary

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“take sth to heart” in British English

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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 your hair.

(Definition of “take sth to heart” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)