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    Cool heart-cons

    Hi,

    When you do something against your will, can you say:

    "They did it against the heart"

    or

    "They did it in heart-cons"?

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    Default Re: heart-cons

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    When you do something against your will, can you say:

    "They did it against the heart"

    or

    "They did it in heart-cons"?
    Neither of those sentences work, I'm afraid. "Against your will" is perfectly fine.

    They did it against their will.
    They did it against their better judgement.
    They did it even though they didn't want to.
    They did it under duress.
    They did it even though they knew it was wrong.

    The above mean slightly different things, but in context are all fine.

    We simply don't say "against one's heart", and "in heart-cons" just doesn't exist.

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