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.
See also: heart, put
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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