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    #1

    What do you understand by....

    ''She was not wanting in heart.''


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    Re: What do you understand by....

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    ''She was not wanting in heart.''
    she was half-hearted, unexcited, disinterested, apathetic

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    #3

    Re: What do you understand by....

    "To be wanting" in something means that something is absent or lacking.

    "To have heart" means that you have the capacity for sympathy, generosity or compassion.

    So, "She was not wanting in heart" means "She has a lot of sympathy, generosity or compassion".

    Keith


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    #4

    Re: What do you understand by....

    I see it like Keith.

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    #5

    Re: What do you understand by....

    thank you for all

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