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absence makes the heart grow fonder

A separation causes one to feel even more positive about the absent person or thing. We'll see if absence makes the heart grow fonder after our time apart. I really started to miss school over winter break. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, I guess.
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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Prov. You will like someone or something better if that person or thing is far away. Ever since Carla's boyfriend moved away, she can't stop thinking about him. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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absence makes the heart grow fonder

Separation intensifies love, as in After a year in another country she accepted his proposal, so I guess absence makes the heart grow fonder , or, used ironically, The boss leaves earlier every day; oh well, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Although versions of this saying date from Roman times, it only became popular after Thomas Haynes Bayly used it as the last line of a song in The Isle of Beauty (1850). The opposite sentiment is expressed by familiarity breeds contempt.
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ˌabsence makes the heart grow ˈfonder

(saying) used to say that when you are away from somebody that you love, you love them even more OPPOSITE: out of sight, out of mind
See also: absence, grow, heart, make
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In turn, the investment bank said it would purchase all of HQ Bank's shares, as well as HQ Fonder, which is owned by HQ's controlling shareholder Oresund.
Only they forgot to mention the last bit: fonder of someone else.
Birger Gezelius, Swedbank Robur Fonder, telephone +46 70-374 68 25, e-mail: (birgergezelius@gmail.
Alecta, Handelsbanken Fonder and Swedbank Robur have further expressed interest in subscribing for shares in the share issue.
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But absence, alas, did not make the heart grow fonder once Mehta ascended the podium.
Net Insight's nomination committee consists of Jan Barchan, of Briban Invest; Lars Bergkvist, of Lannebo Fonder; Ramsay Brufer, of Alecta; Christian Brunlid, of Handelsbanken Fonder and Berg, chairman of the company's board.
8 March 2013 - Didner & Gerge Fonder and Lannebo Fonder, owning together 11% of the votes and 14% of the stock of Hoganas AB (STO:HOGA-B), said today that they would oppose the buyout offer by majority owner Lindengruppen AB and Foundation Asset Management Sweden AB (FAM) for the Swedish metals powders firm.
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Investment AB Oresund, Lannebo Fonder, Handelsbanken Fonder and Goran Carlson through companies have formed a Nomination Committee before the 2012 Concentric Annual General Meeting.
Nordic installation company Instalco Intressenter AB (STO:INSTAL) announced on Friday that the members of its nomination committee, ahead of the 2018 AGM, are Peter MAaAaAeA ller, appointed by FSN Capital; Helen Fasth Gillsted appointed by Handelsbanken Fonder; Magnus SkAaAaAeANninger, appointed by Swedba Robur Fonder and Olof EhrlAaAaAeA@n, chairman of the company's board of director
Nordea Fonder is now the third largest shareholder in the biotech firm, which develops analytical instruments.
Concentric AB (STO:COIC) announced on Monday that the members of its nomination committee for the Annual General Meeting 2018, based on the ownership structure as of 30 September 2017, are GAaAaAeA ran Espelun of Lannebo Fonder and chairman of the nomination committee; Erik Durhan, of Nordea AB; Marianne Nilsson, of Swedbank Robur and Johan Strandberg, of SEB Fonder.
Concentric AB (STO:COIC) announced on Monday that the members of its nomination committee for the Annual General Meeting 2018, based on the ownership structure as of 30 September 2017, are Goran Espelund, of Lannebo Fonder and chairman of the nomination committee; Erik Durhan, of Nordea AB; Marianne Nilsson, of Swedbank Robur and Johan Strandberg, of SEB Fonder.
Sweden-based investment company AB Traction (STO:TRAC B) said on Thursday that the Swedish financial supervisory authority has approved the acquisition of fund company Thenberg Fonder.