lose one's hear to

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lose one's hear to

Fall in love with, as in I totally lost my heart to the new puppy. This expression uses heart in the sense of "the seat of love or affection." [First half of 1600s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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