Idiom of the Week: From the Bottom of My Heart

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Meaning: To be very honest; to be speaking truthfully.


I think you’re the best mom ever. I mean that from the bottom of my heart.

I’m speaking from the bottom of my heart when I say I’m glad to be here today.

You can tell he’s speaking from the bottom of his heart – it looks like he;s going to cry.


Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of from the bottom of my heart?

A.  Sincerely

B.  Insincerely

C.  Deeply

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is B. If you say something from the bottom of your heart, you’re speaking honestly, which is the same as sincerely – so insincerely is its opposite!

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