heart isn't in something


heart isn't in something
(someone's) heart isn't in (something) if someone's heart is not in something that they are doing, they are not very interested in it.

She was studying law, but her heart wasn't in it and she gave up after a year.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • someone's heart isn't in something — (someone s) heart isn t in (something) if someone s heart is not in something that they are doing, they are not very interested in it. She was studying law, but her heart wasn t in it and she gave up after a year …   New idioms dictionary

  • heart isn't in it — (your) heart isn t in it you do not feel something is exciting or interesting enough to do. I tried to do some writing, but my heart wasn t in it. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form your heart isn t in something: His heart isn t in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • heart isn't in — (someone s) heart isn t in (something) if someone s heart is not in something that they are doing, they are not very interested in it. She was studying law, but her heart wasn t in it and she gave up after a year …   New idioms dictionary

  • heart isn't in it — If your heart is not in something, then you don t really believe in it or support it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • heart isn't in it —    If your heart is not in something, then you don t really believe in it or support it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • your heart isn't in it — (your) heart isn t in it you do not feel something is exciting or interesting enough to do. I tried to do some writing, but my heart wasn t in it. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form your heart isn t in something: His heart isn t in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's heart isn't in — (someone s) heart isn t in (something) if someone s heart is not in something that they are doing, they are not very interested in it. She was studying law, but her heart wasn t in it and she gave up after a year …   New idioms 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 — [[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 — noun 1 BODY ORGAN (C) the organ in your chest which pumps blood through your body: Eating too many fatty foods is bad for the heart. | My heart was beating so fast I thought it would burst. | have heart trouble/have a heart condition (=have… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English