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heart-to-heart

1. adjective Honest and open, without any attempt to hide emotions. Often used in the phrases "heart-to-heart conversation" and "heart-to-heart talk." I know you two don't see eye-to-eye, but if you really sat down and had a heart-to-heart talk, I think you'd realize you are both working toward the same goal.
2. noun An honest and open conversation, usually about a serious topic. Jim sat down with his son and had a heart-to-heart about the dangers of peer pressure and drug use.

heart to heart

Candidly, sincerely, as in We need to talk heart to heart about her coming marriage. This expression is nearly always applied to a conversation of some kind. [Mid-1900s]
See also: heart

heart to heart

candidly or intimately.
See also: heart
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New York and New Jersey based Heart To Heart is a healthcare agency specializing in home care and the related health services provided to individuals at home.
Conditions are changing every day The Volunteer Center (Maison du Coeur-"House of Heart") for Heart to Heart is located in Petionville, just outside Port-au-Prince.
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They are among 26 celebrities taking part in the Heart to Heart challenge, and The People is giving TWO readers the chance to run with them on April 21 and raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
Carol and Shirley have a heart to heart Elsewhere, Stacey pastes on a smile for a romantic date with Martin.
Managed by Heart to Heart staff, the warming station will include free hot refreshments, warm meals and blankets.
I'M writing to urge your readers to make a real difference this Christmas by supporting the British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Heart to Heart Appeal to raise money for the charity's vital work, including its Heart HelpLine.
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