The British Idiom – Have someone’s best interests at heart
Definition of Have someone’s best interests at heart
When someone has your best interests at heart, they are concerned about your welfare and success, even if they do not always appear to be so.
Examples of Usage of Have someone’s best interests at heart
My personal trainer can be a real bastard at times and seems to go out of his way to try to kill me. I’d sack him if I didn’t know that he had my best interests at heart. When your parents stop you doing something when you’re young, it’s not that they don’t want you to do things you enjoy, it’s just that they have your best interests at heart.
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