idioms heart 6 a heartbeat away (very close): But he is a heartbeat away from the presidency.
heart isn’t in something (not interested in something): I used to love swimming, but my heart just isn’t in it anymore.
heart misses a beat (feel of fear or excitement): My heart misses a beat every time my wife calls me.
in a heartbeat (very quickly): Call me when you need me, and I’ll be here in a heartbeat.
heart stand still (a feeling of strong emotions): Rose’s heart stood still when she saw his son run into the street.
heavy heart (feeling of sadness): With a heavy heart, he at last turned to say goodbye.