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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The beauty of all of this is that it is difficult to argue against the proposition that the pressure near to your heart and brain is likely to be more relevant to your risk of stroke and heart disease than the pressure in your arm.
It is an excellent idea of expressing the sympathy you have for someone very near to your heart.
Keep the paper in your pocket near to your heart until he has said yes.
Place the stone near to your heart and picture your heart glowing with radiant pink light.
Having led us near to your heart, we beheld your beauty.
7--Color) Near to your heart - and credit cards - is this heart-shaped key chain on a tote bag that holds your lover's photo.