have a change of heart


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have a change of heart

To experience a change in one's opinion or feelings on a matter. She was going to take that job offer in California, but after thinking about how much she would miss her friends and family in Delaware, she had a change of heart.
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have a change of heart

Fig. to change one's attitude or decision, usually from a negative to a positive position. I had a change of heart at the last minute and gave the beggar some money. Since I talked to you last, I have had a change of heart. I now approve of your marrying Sam.
See also: change, have, heart, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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