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    Question Heart on a string

    Hello,

    Could someone tell me what is the meaning of "heart on a string"?
    Thank you in advance.

    Julian

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    Re: Heart on a string

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello,

    Could someone tell me what is the meaning of "heart on a string"?
    Thank you in advance.

    Julian
    hi
    Last edited by albertino; 12-Jul-2007 at 07:56.


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    Re: Heart on a string

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello,

    Could someone tell me what is the meaning of "heart on a string"?
    Thank you in advance.

    Julian
    Hello Julian - Can you provide more context?

    How about registering so that you can be notified about replies?


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    Re: Heart on a string

    I've always thought it meant that the person whose heart is on the string was desperately in love. "You've got my heart on a string. My heart is your toy to play with, like a child plays with a yo-yo. No matter how badly you treat me, I'll still love you."

    [native speaker & writer, not a teacher]


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    #5

    Re: Heart on a string

    A writer indeed!
    Btw. I agree with you!

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