someone's heart is in the right place


someone's heart is in the right place
(someone's) heart is in the right place if someone's heart is in the right place, they are a good and kind person even if they do not always seem to be.

Jerry's a bit annoying sometimes but his heart's in the right place.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • someone's heart is in the right place — someone’s heart is in the right place phrase used for saying that someone tries to be kind and do good things even though it does not always seem like this His heart’s in the right place but he’s a bit mixed up. Thesaurus: kind and gentle and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's heart is in the right place — used for saying that someone tries to be kind and do good things even though it does not always seem like this His heart s in the right place but he s a bit mixed up …   English dictionary

  • heart is in the right place — (someone s) heart is in the right place if someone s heart is in the right place, they are a good and kind person even if they do not always seem to be. Jerry s a bit annoying sometimes but his heart s in the right place …   New idioms dictionary

  • heart in the right place — If someone s heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • heart in the right place —    If someone s heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so.    If someone s heart is in the right place, their intentions and feelings are good.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • heart — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ♦♦ hearts 1) N COUNT Your heart is the organ in your chest that pumps the blood around your body. People also use heart to refer to the area of their chest that is closest to their heart. The bullet had passed less than an inch… …   English dictionary

  • heart — I UK [hɑː(r)t] / US [hɑrt] noun Word forms heart : singular heart plural hearts *** 1) [countable] the organ in your chest that makes blood flow around your body I could hear his heart beating. have a weak/bad heart: Did you know he had a weak… …   English dictionary

  • heart — W1S1 [ha:t US ha:rt] n ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑lung, ↑muscles, ↑stoma …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heart — /hahrt/, n. 1. Anat. a hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left and consisting of four chambers: a right atrium that… …   Universalium