a woman after (one's) own heart

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a woman after (one's) own heart

A woman admired by another because of perceived similarities. I knew she was a woman after my own heart when I heard she rescued that puppy.
See also: after, heart, own, woman

a man, woman, etc. after your own ˈheart

a person you particularly like because they have the same interests, opinions, etc. as you: You love football too? Then you’re a man after my own heart!
See also: after, heart, own