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have a heart of glass

To have or be in a state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Poor Mary has a heart of glass; I don't know how she'll recover from Tom's refusal to go to the prom with her.
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heart of glass

A state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Poor Mary has a heart of glass—I don't know how she'll recover from Tom's refusal to go to the prom with her.
See also: glass, heart, of
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The development is being led by arts agency Heart of Glass in conjunction with Merseyside Police and St Helens Council, which will maintain the site once it's completed.
Blondie had their first UK No 1 single with Heart Of Glass. They had already had success with Picture This and Hanging On The Telephone, but this was the first song to take them to the top spot - where it stayed for four weeks.
Also on the bill are U2baby, Madness/The Specials tribute 2Rude, Blondie fanciers Heart of Glass, Take That copyists Rule The World, Kings of Leon tribute band The Four Kicks, ACDC-inspired rockers Hells Bells and Bruno Mars tribute Glenn Owen.
Scenarios II: Signs of Life, Even Dwarfs Started Small, Fata Morgana, Heart of Glass
Blondie had a huge hit single with Heart Of Glass 2.
Patrick Fox, director of arts organisation Heart of Glass, which commissioned the project from organisers Eggs Collective, said: "The lifeblood of the St Helens is its people, many of whom we've had the privilege of getting to know over the last four years through our art projects.
With hits like Heart of Glass, Atomic, Denis, Hanging on THETELEPHONE and Maria, organisers are promising a gig to remember.
? Paramore / Manchester Arena / Friday February 19 / 6pm / PS29.50 Set list (based on their recent show at Birmingham Genting Arena) Hard Times (w/ snippet of Blondie's Heart Of Glass) Ignorance Still Into You Forgiveness Fake Happy That's What You Get I Caught Myself Pool Hate to See Your Heart Break Caught in the Middle Told You So Idle Worship No Friend (with vocals from Aaron Weiss) Misery Business (two fans chosen to sing bridge) Ain't It Fun Encore: Grow Up French Class (HalfNoise cover) Rose-Colored Boy
Rapture, propelled along by Clem Burke's peerless drums, was as sublime as ever, before incorporating a blast of The Beastie Boys' Fight For Your Right, just as Heart Of Glass morphed into a cover of Donna Summer's I Feel Love.
And a Blondie live show is an still an experience with classic hits such Heart Of Glass, Atomic, Sunday Girl, Rapture and Call Me naturally blending with new album Pollinator's treasure trove of new songs.
Along with that treasure trove of raucous new songs, diehard fans can also expect hits such as Heart of Glass, The Tide is High and Sunday Girl.
Fans who were there the first time around will probably remember hits such as Call Me, Heart of Glass, and Rapture.
Solidly acceptable as they are, contributions from Johnny Marr (My Monster), Sia (Best Day Ever) and bubblegum popstress Charli XCX (Gravity) ain't ever going to rival Heart Of Glass or Rapture.
Potter possesses a vocal agility that allows her to take on material as diverse as The Band's sombre "The Weight" and Blondie's dance-floor favourite "Heart of Glass." She can make any song sound fresh, whether it's the latest GP&TN single or a '70s chart-topper.
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