a cry from the heart

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a cry from the heart

A plea made with deep emotional sincerity. I know her speech was a cry from the heart—that's how passionate she is about this initiative.
See also: cry, heart

cry from the heart

a passionate and honest appeal or protest.
The French equivalent cri de coeur has also been in use in English since the early 20th century.
See also: cry, heart
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For now, look for it wherever you are, and when you see it blinking there in the dark, consider answering that call: for aid, to arms, and to join in the cry from the heart of the world that is the Occupy movement.
There's not that sense of excitement down there at the moment," was the cry from the heart of one fan.
Not only a gratifying report by Martin Booth on the Leicester win at Newcastle, but the cry from the heart of Harry Harris at the demise of Spurs
Then there was the cry from the heart from legendary manager Jack Hurley, who insisted: "Looking at a fighter that can't punch is like kissing your mother-in-law.