break someone's heart
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- (idiomatic) To cause a person to feel grief or sadness.
- He broke my heart, so I broke his jaw.
- 1976, Elton John, Don't Go Breaking My Heart,
- Don't go breaking my heart / I couldn't if I tried / Honey if I get restless / Baby you're not that kind.
- 2010, Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris, Baby
- "We're just friends," what are you sayin'? / Said "there's another," and looked right in my eyes / My first love broke my heart for the first time.
to cause a person to feel grief or sadness