One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Allow or force oneself to do something.‘I ask you to find it in your heart to forgive me’
- ‘I hope you find it in your heart to let people know about this.’
- ‘But I only hope that people will find it in their heart to forgive me for that grievous mistake on that occasion.’
- ‘I love you Emily, please I hope some day you will find it in your heart to forgive me, or at least allow me to say how truly sorry I am.’
- ‘If each one of you can find it in your heart to donate £5, we will be able to buy tape stock.’
- ‘Now the 48-year-old mum is hoping someone, somewhere will find it in their heart to give it back.’
- ‘However, I can't find it in my heart to hate this one, maybe it's the singing, maybe it's a well-constructed song, maybe it's just a better example of the genre.’
- ‘For the life of me, I can't find it in my heart to loathe rabbits the way I do other pests like possums and stoats.’
- ‘I wish you could have found it in your heart to sit down with me and discuss this instead of airing our dirty laundry in public as you have done in the past.’
- ‘I was worried but couldn't find it in my heart to ask him not to go.’
- ‘Sometimes humans try to destroy you even when you find it in your heart to do your best to assist them and elevate them from hovel to palace.’
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