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enshrine (someone or something) in (one's) heart

To retain fondly, as of a memory. While I'm heartbroken that Grandma is gone, at least I've enshrined all of my wonderful memories with her in my heart.
See also: enshrine, heart

enshrine (someone's) memory in (one's) heart

To retain the memory of someone fondly. While I'm heartbroken that Grandma is gone, at least I've enshrined her memory in my heart.
See also: enshrine, heart, memory

enshrine (something) in (something)

To place something on display, often within a protective case or material. I enshrined my medals in a cabinet in my foyer so that all visitors can see them.
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enshrine someone in one's heart

 and enshrine someone's memory in one's heart
Fig. to keep the memory of someone in a special place in one's heart or mind. Bob enshrined Jill's memory in his heart.
See also: enshrine, heart

enshrine something in something

to honor someone or something by placement in a shrine. Bill enshrined his grandfather's watch in a glass dome.
See also: enshrine
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"But I would rather not enshrine in law that women are discriminated against."
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The Taming of the Shrew makes most of us groan because it seems to enshrine subjugation of women as a male prerogative.