near to (one's) heart

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near to (one's) heart

Personally important to, or loved by, someone. That old dog is very near to my heart.
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near to one's heart

Also, close to one's heart. Loved by or important to one, as in This last painting was very near to her heart, or His first grandson is close to his heart. [Late 1800s]
See also: heart, near
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I know it's one that many of us hold very near to our hearts.
As a team, we have banded together in support of JDRF in the fight against type 1 diabetes, and we will continue to hold the organization near to our hearts until this debilitating disease is stamped out.
It's not just near to our hearts, but also to our houses.
Meghan McDermott of the Boot Campaign agreed, “Our gratitude goes out to the companies who chose to direct their generosity to a cause that is so near to our hearts.
This is something that's near to our hearts and I think to everyone in the State of Kuwait that we look upon innocent children and hope that they have the basics of life.
A time to hold those we love near to our hearts, and hope everyone finds peace within themselves.