your/somebody's heart is not in it

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(one's) heart isn't in it

One is not emotionally invested in something. I used to love running, but my heart just isn't in it anymore—that's why I quit the track team this year. I can tell by the way you wrote this that your heart wasn't in it. Is something distracting you? There's no point in training for the Olympics if your heart isn't in it.
See also: heart
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your/somebody’s ˈheart is not in it

somebody does not give all their enthusiasm, interest and energy to something: He agreed to write the book for a large sum of money, but his heart wasn’t in it, and it was never finished.
See also: heart, not
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