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A person or thing that one greatly wishes for:‘he confided to me that his heart's desire was really to pursue dentistry’
- ‘Feel its vital life force obliterating anger and irritation - flowing, shaping and creating your heart's desire.’
- ‘You are closer to achieving your heart's desire as you move towards new business opportunities and wider horizons.’
- ‘So how do creative people make ends meet whilst doing their heart's desire?’
- ‘It's a tragedy in my book that students who achieve wonderful results are left disappointed and disillusioned simply because the points system denies them their heart's desire.’
- ‘The Lovers symbolizes a choice between duty versus your heart's desire, take a risk and it could lead to greater happiness and emotional fulfilment, stay dutiful and life will remain the same.’
- ‘With your meal, you can sup Chinese tea to your heart's desire.’
- ‘Somehow, because I value his ideas more than any item, he never gets the feeling that I am rejecting his wishes or depriving him of his heart's desire.’
- ‘When my children were young I, too, wanted them to have their heart's desire for Christmas.’
- ‘War gives them their liberty and sends them, like boys bounding out of school, to obtain their heart's desire or perish in the attempt.’
- ‘In fact, I'm becoming increasingly concerned that I might be missing out on my big chance to achieve my heart's desire just because I don't read the right magazines.’
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