pierce (one's) heart

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pierce (one's) heart

To create an impact on someone at a deep, emotionally meaningful level. It pierced my heart seeing my father's new one-bedroom apartment, with its bare walls and random assortment of appliances and utensils.
See also: heart, pierce

pierce someone's heart

affect someone keenly or deeply.
See also: heart, pierce
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What he said pierced my heart," said Maria Alda Panahustad.
I was told that my ribs would have pierced my heart without them.
His mum Angie, 46, above, said: "The needle in that picture killed my son and pierced my heart at the same time.