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heart goes out to (someone)

(One) feels sympathy toward someone, typically because someone is experiencing a particularly tragic situation. My heart goes out to Tim. I can't believe he's had to endure yet another tragedy. Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by this disaster. We will not forget you.
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heart goes out to, one's

One's sympathy is extended to someone, as in She's had a terrible time of it; my heart goes out to her. [Late 1700s]
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Penalty shoot-outs are never fair, but my heart goes out to Gareth Southgate.
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