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heart-to-heart

1. adjective Honest and open, without any attempt to hide emotions. Often used in the phrases "heart-to-heart conversation" and "heart-to-heart talk." I know you two don't see eye-to-eye, but if you really sat down and had a heart-to-heart talk, I think you'd realize you are both working toward the same goal.
2. noun An honest and open conversation, usually about a serious topic. Jim sat down with his son and had a heart-to-heart about the dangers of peer pressure and drug use.

heart to heart

Candidly, sincerely, as in We need to talk heart to heart about her coming marriage. This expression is nearly always applied to a conversation of some kind. [Mid-1900s]
See also: heart

heart to heart

candidly or intimately.
See also: heart
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In New York, Heart To Heart's portfolio will include social adult day care, case management and concierge services.
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25 on my first trip like this with Heart to Heart International (www.hearttoheart.org), along with volunteers Mike Schneiders, a retired engineer; Regina Fields, a nurse educator; and Pet Maniquis, the other medical technologist.
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'Because of the trust between us we can speak honestly, heart to heart.'
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