(one's) heart is set against (something)(redirected from his heart was set against)
(one's) heart is set against (something)
One is vehemently opposed to something or some action. After he moved to France, his heart was set against ever returning to London. I'm sorry, my heart is set against that color for the living room.
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one's heart is (dead) set against something
Fig. one is totally against something. Jane's heart is set against going to that restaurant ever again.
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