win the heart of (someone)(redirected from won the heart of somebody)
win the heart of (someone)
To gain the love, affection, or admiration of someone. I only managed to win the heart of my girlfriend by opening up to her about my aspirations as an artist. The rising star has already won the hearts of fans across the country, as her career continues its meteoric rise.
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