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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Sheikh Mohammad said the Omani national day was "an occasion dear to our hearts," wishing the Sultunate progress and development under the rule of Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed.
The fabulous team of fundraisers have yet again come up with a fun way to help raise much needed money for local charities that myself and the mayoress hold dear to our hearts," councillor Ernest Gibson said.
Ian Pegler, chief executive for Stoneleigh Park, said: "Myton Hospice is very dear to our hearts and so we're looking forward to hopefully meeting the target of laying 3,500 pound coins across The Grand Ring.
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.
She has become near and dear to our hearts,'' said Humphrey, the department spokesman.
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.
Railroads is near and dear to our hearts and we're looking forward to delivering the endlessly fun gameplay experience fans of our games have come to expect.
Because those role models are dear to our hearts, it may be hard to admit their way wasn't the best way to raise a child, said Kerby T.
This shopping center is located at a place dear to our hearts, just down the street from the original headquarters of Inland Real Estate," said Joe Cosenza, chairman of Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc.
Photo: Chicken soup is near and dear to our hearts, and to those of several cookbook authors.
Both Yoel and myself agreed to remain as Directors on the new Board and will continue to provide any assistance we can for the success of Gilat, which will always remain dear to our hearts.