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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

heart-to-heart

verb
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