heart and soul


The entirety of one's energies or affections. For example, He put heart and soul into his music. [Late 1700s]

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Example sentences from the Web for heart and soul

  • You'll be delighted with the old fellow, who is a heart-and-soul sportsman.

    Barrington|Charles James Lever