absence makes the heart grow fonder

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absence makes the heart grow fonder

  1. (idiomatic) When someone or something is far away, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, →ISBN, p. 1.