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have no heart for

Also, not have the heart for. Lack enthusiasm for, as in After the dog died he had no heart for taking long walks, or I should go through the family albums, but I don't have the heart for it. [Mid-1600s] Also see heart in it.

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have it in one, have it made, have it out, have kittens, have no business, have no heart for, have no stomach for, have no time for, have no truck with, have no use for, have none of
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