heart sinks


heart sinks
(someone's) heart sinks if someone's heart sinks, they start to feel sad or worried.

He looked at the huge pile of work on his desk and his heart sank.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • heart sinks — (your) heart sinks you become discouraged or disappointed. My heart sank when I opened the letter and realized I had not been accepted into graduate school …   New idioms dictionary

  • your heart sinks — ◇ When your heart sinks, you become sad or disappointed about something. My heart sank when I saw the sad expression on her face. • • • Main Entry: ↑heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's heart sinks — (someone s) heart sinks if someone s heart sinks, they start to feel sad or worried. He looked at the huge pile of work on his desk and his heart sank …   New idioms dictionary

  • somebody's heart sinks — sb s heart ˈsinks idiom used to say that sb suddenly feels sad or depressed about sth • My heart sank when I saw how much work there was left. • She watched him go with a sinking heart. Main entry: ↑heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • your heart sinks — (your) heart sinks you become discouraged or disappointed. My heart sank when I opened the letter and realized I had not been accepted into graduate school …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's heart sinks — someone’s heart sinks phrase used for saying that someone suddenly feels very worried, upset, or disappointed Thesaurus: to be, or to become sad, regretful or upsetsynonym expressions used to talk about worriessynonym Main entry: heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's heart sinks — used for saying that someone suddenly feels very worried, upset, or disappointed …   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 — [ hart ] noun *** ▸ 1 organ that pumps blood ▸ 2 area of chest with heart ▸ 3 your feelings ▸ 4 inner central part ▸ 5 shape representing love ▸ 6 suit of playing cards ▸ 7 most important part ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the organ in your chest that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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