Idiom:  wear your heart on your sleeve

Man with changing colored hearts on his sleeve: Jerome was not afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve after just a few dates but it scared Sarah because she'd just ended a long-term relationship.

Meaning

Idiom:  Wear your heart on your sleeve

To show your feelings openly.


Sentence examples

—  My boyfriend's never been too shy to wear his heart on his sleeve but I'm the opposite.

— That's the last time I'm going to wear my heart on my sleeve. As soon as I show my feelings guys act arrogant with me.

— My father was raised to be a tough guy so he could never wear his heart on his sleeve.

— Sometimes in business it’s not great to wear your heart on your sleeve.

— You’d never be good a poker. You always wear your heart on your sleeve.

— When I’m in love, it’s impossible for me not to wear my heart on my sleeve.

— My advice is not to wear your heart on your sleeve so soon or you might scare her away.

— I’m not going to wait forever for a guy to wear his heart on his sleeve. If he likes me, he should show it and not play games.

— It takes courage to wear your heart on your sleeve, which is why few people do it. 

— My twins are completely different. Shelly always wears her heart on her sleeve though so it's easier to know if she's having problems. 

— I don't recommend you wear your heart on your sleeve in this office. It's an old boy's club here and strictly business.


Synonyms

  • done and dusted
  • all done
  • that's that
  • in the can
  • mission accomplished


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