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 GIRL who had approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday, seeking protection from an alleged honour killing threat from her family, has now had a sudden change of heart.
However, he had a change of heart after harsh words from his mother as he struggled to make his mark as a centreforward with St Johnstone.
Fritzl told a court in St Poelten, west of Vienna, that he had had a change of heart and decided to acknowledge his guilt in the death of one of the seven children he fathered with his captive daughter, Elisabeth, now 42.
But the stopper's last-minute change of heart has left St Etienne fuming.