a change of heart


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a change of heart

A change in one's opinion or feelings on a matter. She was going to take that job offer in California, but after thinking about how much she would miss her friends and family in Delaware, she had a change of heart.
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change of heart

Altered feelings or attitude, as in Paul didn't like his new job, but a raise prompted a change of heart and he became quite enthusiastic . [Early 1800s]
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a change of heart

COMMON If you have a change of heart, your attitude towards something changes. At the last minute, she had a change of heart about selling it. It had been in her family for generations. The government's change of heart on debt relief for the poorest countries is very good news.
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a change of heart

a move to a different opinion or attitude.
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a ˌchange of ˈheart

a change in your attitude and feelings, especially becoming kinder, more friendly, etc: The Government has had a change of heart over the proposed tax reforms and is now prepared to listen to public opinion.
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