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Affect someone keenly or deeply:‘pure love had pierced her heart’‘I felt pierced to the heart, dejected and lonely’
- ‘Even when reduced to tears, he doesn't pierce your heart.’
- ‘Considering what just happened it pierced my heart and left me feeling weary with fear.’
- ‘Today, however, she said something that just pierced my heart.’
- ‘Something pierced my heart, a bitter memory of how my boyfriend left me a few years go.’
- ‘But there's no way he could convey to us what he felt and what anguish and anxiety was piercing his heart.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.