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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.
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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.
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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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is up to the shrine as a religious entity to interpret the contents of its rites, including whether it should enshrine the war criminals separately.
If it is difficult for Yasukuni Shrine to enshrine Class-A war criminals separately in light of Shinto doctrine, the only way to solve the problem lies in building a national memorial that is nonreligious.
So far, the government has explained that it was not involved in the procedure for enshrining war dead at Yasukuni Shrine and that the decision to enshrine the 14 Class-A war criminals was the shrine's.
The Yasukuni shrine enshrines some 2.4 million Japanese military personnel and officials who have died since 1853 in Japan's various wars.
It enshrines 14 convicted World War II Class-A war criminals along with some 2.47 million Japanese who died in wars since the mid-19th century.
On New Year's Day in 2004, he visited the shrine, which enshrines convicted war criminals along with Japan's war dead.
But it also enshrines 14 convicted World War II Class-A war criminals, including wartime Prime Minister Gen.
The 51-member Great Council of Chiefs (GCC) finished meeting late Tuesday night, resolving that Fiji's 1997 Constitution, which enshrines multiracial power-sharing, is still ''the supreme law,'' Australian Broadcasting Corp.
The court of appeal also ruled that the 1997 Constitution was still valid despite the interim government's attempt to rewrite it in an effort to enshrine the political supremacy of indigenous Fijians.
Summary: The Sunna Movement announced its charter Monday which enshrines the rights of the Sunni sect in Lebanon.