The British Idiom – Make someone’s heart sink
Definition of Make someone’s heart sink
When someone’s heart sinks, they are in deep despair and sadness because of the situation or circumstances.
Examples of Usage of Make someone’s heart sink
The cold, heartless way that she looked at him made his heart sink. 20 years of marriage and nothing to show for it. The moment I opened the front door to find a policeman standing there with a concerned look on his face I knew what had happened and my heart sank.
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