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have a heart of glass

To have or be in a state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Poor Mary has a heart of glass; I don't know how she'll recover from Tom's refusal to go to the prom with her.
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heart of glass

A state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Poor Mary has a heart of glass—I don't know how she'll recover from Tom's refusal to go to the prom with her.
See also: glass, heart, of
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With hits like Heart of Glass, Atomic, Denis, Hanging on THETELEPHONE and Maria, organisers are promising a gig to remember.
We were nervous going on, especially because Blondie were playing Heart Of Glass about 100 yards away from us," says Paul.
Paul said: "We were nervous, especially as Blondie were playing Heart Of Glass about 100 yards away from us.
As well as songs from the band's 11th studio album, she belted out classics including Heart of Glass, Rapture and Atomic - and left the crowd buzzing.
Rapture, propelled along by Clem Burke's peerless drums, was as sublime as ever, before incorporating a blast of The Beastie Boys' Fight For Your Right, just as Heart Of Glass morphed into a cover of Donna Summer's I Feel Love.
And a Blondie live show is an still an experience with classic hits such Heart Of Glass, Atomic, Sunday Girl, Rapture and Call Me naturally blending with new album Pollinator's treasure trove of new songs.
Along with that treasure trove of raucous new songs, diehard fans can also expect hits such as Heart of Glass, The Tide is High and Sunday Girl.
Fans who were there the first time around will probably remember hits such as Call Me, Heart of Glass, and Rapture.
Blondie had a huge hit single with Heart Of Glass 2.
The result is a fine selection of tracks, including Fashion by David Bowie, Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics, Walk This Way by Run DMC, Don't You Want Me by Human League, Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Love Is The Drug by Grace Jones plus the first video ever to be played on MTV - Buggles hit Video Killed The Radio Star.
Inspired by the values and collections of the fashion house, the architects have designed a building of abstract whiteness with a heart of glass and steel.
This double album features all the singles: Hanging On The Telephone, Heart Of Glass, Call Me and many more.
This double album features all the singles: Rip Her To Shreds, X Offender, Hanging On The Telephone, Heart Of Glass, Call Me and many more.
1837: The official compulsory Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths began in England 1945: Deborah Harry, singer/ songwriter with Blondie, whose hits include Maria, Atomic, Heart of Glass and French Kissin' in the USA, is 63 today
The elegant Littlest Things was utterly effortless, Blondie's Heart Of Glass sounded like it was only ever written for her and new track Sunday Morning hinted at a darkly brooding new direction.
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