put (one's) heart (and soul) into (something)

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put (one's) heart (and soul) into (something)

To do something with one's maximum effort and passion. I can't believe I put my heart and soul into this script only to have the studio reject it.
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put one's heart (and soul) into something

Fig. to put all of one's sincere efforts into something. She put her heart and soul into the singing of the national anthem. Come on, choir. You can sing better than that. Put your heart into it!
See also: heart, put
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A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
London, Sept 6 (ANI): American actor Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he attempts to put his heart into all of his acting performances because he doesn't see it as a job.
On the turf where political battles have been won and lost, Elton put his heart into the hopes of 15,000 fans and shared their night of joy.
If a photographer ever put his heart into a work, this photograph reveals the emotional passion experienced as he waited through the dark of night to capture this charismatic last photograph of the tribute lights.
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