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.
See also: heart, near

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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Both companies, founded by military veterans, have joined forces to benefit a cause that benefits and organization near to their hearts.
Sierra," however, while part of the public art project, was donated by a group of Arkansans--some well-known names among them--to honor a group of women near to their hearts, said real estate sage Rett Tucker.
Veteran producer Gerry Abrams, for one, proposes a comeback on the major networks by citing a rationale near to their hearts --namely, the cost efficiency of movies, which can generally be made for less than two hours of dramatic series, increasing a network's scripted presence while saving money.
For the Janiks, their pilgrimage offered them a peek through this keyhole, where they caught a glimpse of the richness and beauty of the Old Faith that lies so near to their hearts.
And they do this with the satisfaction of knowing they are benefitting a cause near to their hearts at the same time," said Jackie Benton, executive director of Inspirato's Inspired Giving.