to (one's) heart's content

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to (one's) heart's content

As much as or to the point that one desires; to the point of contentment, satiety, or surfeit. I've made plenty of food for everyone, so please eat to your heart's content. The monthly pass allows customers to see movies in the theater to their hearts' content.
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to one's heart's content

Fig. as much as one wants. John wanted a week's vacation so he could go to the lake and fish to his heart's content. I just sat there, eating chocolate to my heart's content.
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to one's heart's content

To one's complete satisfaction, without limitation, as in I've been eating strawberries to my heart's content, or The youngsters played in the sand to their hearts' content. Shakespeare used this expression in a number of his plays. [Late 1500s]
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to your heart's content

COMMON If you can do something to your heart's content, you can do it as much as you want. Note: The heart is traditionally regarded as the centre of the emotions. They could ride round to their heart's content. You can eat to your heart's content, knowing that you won't gain weight.
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to your heart's content

to the full extent of your desires.
Heart's content was used by Shakespeare in Henry VI, Part 2 ( 1593 ) and in The Merchant of Venice ( 1596 ) in the sense of ‘complete inward satisfaction’.
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to your heart’s conˈtent

as much or as long as you want: This weekend I’ll be able to read to my heart’s content.
Content in this idiom means contentment (= a feeling of happiness or satisfaction).
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to (one's) heart's content

To one's entire satisfaction, without limitation.
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References in classic literature ?
"Let her conspire to her heart's content!" the cunning Chancellor whispered.
It was a great relief to be alone, and she was crying to her heart's content, when she heard Joe's voice at the end of the passage, bidding somebody good night.
One recreation she would be able to enjoy to her heart's content when she moved into town--the movies.
She walked, rowed, berried, and dreamed to her heart's content; and when September came she was bright-eyed and alert, with a step that would have satisfied the Spencervale doctor and a heart full of ambition and zest once more.
No gentleman were admitted, so Jo played male parts to her heart's content and took immense satisfaction in a pair of russet leather boots given her by a friend, who knew a lady who knew an actor.
London, September 25 ( ANI ): Serena Williams was spotted shopping to her heart's content with her tennis coach turned rumoured new lover Patrick Mouratoglou in Milan, Italy on Sunday.
Her trip involves eating to her heart's content in Italy, and finding her spiritual side in India, but where will she have to go to find love?
She is much better off staying in Bahrain where she can rant and rave to her heart's content without fear of check or sanction.
The 38-year-old was flirting to her heart's content with German socialite Sven Ley on New Year's Eve.