steal someone's heart

steal (one's) heart

To captivate one; to instill in one a deep affection or love. You stole my heart the moment I met you. The young actress has stolen the nation's heart.
See also: heart, steal
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steal someone's heart

Win someone's love, as in That puppy stole Brian's heart. [Late 1500s]
See also: heart, steal
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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But the resilient trio are now ready to treasure their new homes and hope to steal someone's heart.