bless (one's) heart

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bless (one's) heart

An expression of one's fondness or appreciation for another person. Look at this picture that my sweet daughter drew me, bless her heart! I know I can always count on you to help me in a crisis, bless your heart.
See also: bless, heart
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He's a proper trouper and a real sweetheart, and when he and the others get busy with the wigs and the eyelash extensions (Shaun looks a tad panto dame, bless his heart) to perform in front of their families, there is barely a dry eye in the heavily mascara-ed house.
He's a proper trouper and a real sweetheart, and when he and the others get busy with the wigs and the eyelash extensions (Shaun looks a tad pantomime dame, bless his heart) to perform in front of their families, there is barely a dry eye in the heavily mascara-ed house.
We surrendered him to a magistrate at the High Court covertly and sought pre-emptive bail, and Mr Murgor, the Lord bless his heart, killed the case arguing that the Attorney-General, at that time Mr Amos Wako, who was always travelling, had no wish to enforce the criminal libel statute and that libel was a civil matter which ought to be canvassed as such.
Bless his heart, he's made his money, he's doing his thing, he's got an education for his kid, that's what we all want.
Speaking to Good Housekeeping magazine, she added: "I've had a lot of tough stuff personally and professionally and my husband, bless his heart, says to me, 'You're like a cockroach.
"He didn't speak to his family about what he went through in the war, bless his heart - it was far too painful.
When I disclosed it to our manager Mathew Knowles at the time, bless his heart, he was like, 'You all just signed a multi-million dollar deal.
Franco might avoid such upsetting events in the future would probably devolve into the profane, so I'll simply finish with a "Bless his heart."
I know for a fact that during my formative years, I was the subject of that "bless his heart" comment repeatedly.
Samuel Smyth God bless him x Gloria Brown It must have been hard for him bless his heart.
sutton back in hospital Rachelle Morgan I had the pleasure of meeting this lovely young man twice yesterday and bless his heart he wasn't well at all.
SIR Michael Wilmshaw, chief of Ofsted, bless his heart, has stated that "good citizens" should knock on the doors of neighbours and ensure their children are brought up properly.
Bless his heart because it's something that people need to know about.
The boy, bless his heart, answered; "Look, I was quiet when the snake slithered across my feet.