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    sweep me away = sweep my heart = sweep my heart away?

    Hi,

    I wonder this phrase words carry the same meaning,

    This film/ she/ he sweeps me away.
    This film/ she/ he sweeps my heart.
    This film/ she/ he sweeps my heart away.


    Thanks.

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    Re: sweep me away = sweep my heart = sweep my heart away?

    The first and third have a meaning (but not the same one). The second is meaningless.

    'Sweeps ... away' = is very impressive, or (slightly different) makes a deep impression. If it's a film, your heart may not be affected at all (unless it's very frightening and leads to a medical emergency! ). Unless it's followed by an adverbial phrase (e.g. 'the film swept me away on a wave of nostalgia'), it might be better to use 'blow away' [it's a metaphor: think of an explosion: 'Have you seen it - it'll blow you away!']

    You might say a person 'sweeps your heart away'.

    b

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