bless (one's) heart

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bless (one's) heart

An expression of one's fondness or appreciation for another person. Look at this picture that my sweet daughter drew me, bless her heart! I know I can always count on you to help me in a crisis, bless your heart.
See also: bless, heart
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My daughter, bless her heart, gleefully tells me I am developing a bald patch, sometimes two or three times in an hour.
It was only her second run and I thought she was pretty impressive, bless her heart," said Crowley.
He remembers: "My mother's cleaning lady Mrs Puttock, bless her heart, said she absolutely loved it, but she didn't understand a single word of it.
Bless her heart, my mother instilled in me a very, very dangerous habit.
Evie, bless her heart, keeps on saying, 'Mummy you mustn't lift me up, you shouldn't carry me'.
Bless her heart, she was very brave about it, but we agree that proper check-ups are important and so it will be.
Gaynor, bless her heart, showered me with compliments, told me how much she loved these fat-infused but skinny minded ramblings of mine and even - even
Bless her heart for trying to trick me, but that's the thing with us cynics - always one step ahead of the game.
But bless her heart she was genuinely devastated at having to rush out and said she was just really trying to get into the "sharing new experiences" with her partner thing.
It's what my dear old mother, bless her heart, used to call an allegorical question.
Rose Blassingame, bless her heart, followed her prepared remarks with a lecture on the cultural bias of the Stanford 9, a widely used standardized test that her granddaughter Lapria was scheduled to suffer through today.
Sometimes the luncheon is uproarious (like the time my friend Sharon told us about the first time she cooked Christmas dinner for her husband's family and discovered at the table that she had left the bag of giblets in the turkey) and sometimes it is uplifting (when she described the way her mother-in-law, bless her heart, acted like finding the giblet bag in the bird was no big deal and saved the dinner and the evening by calling out for pizza), but this year it was both.
God bless her heart," the 28-year-old model said to (http://www.