dear to (one's) heart

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dear to (one's) heart

Personally important to, or loved by, one. The little girl who came to visit the elderly woman every weekend was very dear to her heart.
See also: dear, heart
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The football club is dear to our hearts and ingrained in our local culture, and during the heady days of Kevin Keegan and the 'Entertainers' we witnessed the thrills and benefits that an exciting and successful team can bring.
The football club is dear to our hearts and ingrained in our local culture and during the heady days of the 'Entertainers' we witnessed the thrills and benefits that an exciting and successful team can bring.
But keeping "one country, two systems" is very dear to our hearts, and this is the most important foundation for our economic development.
"JDRF is a cause that's near and dear to our hearts, and has been for many years," said Hy-Vee category manager Todd Gean.
The GCC chief hailed His Highness the Amir as a "beloved figure and wise leader," congratulating him on his 12th anniversary in office, which is "near and dear to our hearts." On the invention fair, Al-Zayani said he was highly impressed with the quality of projects on display, which should serve as incentive for youngsters to translate their creative ideas into reality.
Burgundy Dear to our hearts, but not our wallets, try an entry level petit Chablis such as Petit Chablis 'Pas Si Petit', Chablisienne 2015, France (PS12.10, Bon Coeur Fine Wines).
"Lebanon is very dear to our hearts as it constitutes a school in diplomacy and political activity," he said.
Said Bonnie, "It is uplifting to sea a local business stepping out to support a cause that is so near and dear to our hearts."
Gary Brielmayer, general manager of the hotel, said, 'Alabama has always been very near and dear to our hearts. During this time of loss, we want to let them know our thoughts are with them.
Mrs Love said: "It is lovely that a group of colleagues can get together to support a local charity that is dear to our hearts and, at the same time, have fun themselves while entertaining our students."
Would they consider presenting it, on behalf of the nation, to someone dear to our hearts? Someone who is about to lose his job and his car, who might be mad to get a Skoda, but could cheer himself up by eating it.
Getting paid is near and dear to our hearts. We approach managing it seriously, diligently and professionally--and think our systems encourage clients to do it pleasantly and quickly.
Executive vice-chairman David Buckler said last night: "Sol is very dear to our hearts and that is why we have made him an offer that would make him the highest-paid player in the country.
But this material is so much our area of expertise, so dear to our hearts that we all think we could have done better, and have our quibbles about what was missed (more Dorothy Lamour!
Grace Goodwin of Big Bend, Wisconsin, has two sons with degrees in urban forestry, so she writes that "trees and forests are particularly dear to our hearts."