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Heart is in the right place

DEFINITION

Well-meaning and kind. The phrase suggests that one has good intentions even if they are not apparent. Your heart is in the right place when you have empathy for others and share when needed.

“He brought only simple flowers to the funeral,¬† but his heart was in the right place.”

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