break someone's heart
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break someone's heart (third-person singular simple present breaks someone's heart, present participle breaking someone's heart, simple past broke someone's heart, past participle broken someone's heart)
- (idiomatic) To cause a person to feel grief, disappointment or sadness.
- He broke my heart, so I broke his jaw.
- broken heart
- brokenhearted, brokenheartedly, brokenheartedness
to cause a person to feel grief or sadness