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English definition of “take sth to heart”

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.Continually thinking about
(Definition of take sth to heart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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