be all heart

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be all heart

1. To be very considerate and generous. Of course Jenna gave you her last dollar—she's all heart.
2. Of an athlete, to be especially gritty and courageous, perhaps to make up for talent. Peter may not be a star, but he's all heart and always willing to play against the other teams' best players.
See also: all, heart

be all heart

to be very kind and generous
Usage notes: This phrase is often used humorously to mean the opposite.
Ellie can't bear to see anyone upset - she's all heart. 'I'm sorry they're splitting up, but at least she gets to keep the car.' 'You're all heart!'
See also: all, heart