Definition of 'heartstrings'
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It tugs at the heartstrings far more than its Flat counterpart. The Sun (2016)Black and white family snaps always tug at the heartstrings - and especially this one of a giant panda with her young twins. The Sun (2016)It tugs at the heartstrings far more than its Flat counterpart. The Sun (2016)But what is good government against a twang on the heartstrings? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their understanding of how the media works and their ability to pluck the public heartstrings was masterly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is an artist who provokes awe but sometimes forgets to pluck at the heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This powerful movie will tug at your heartstrings from beginning to end. The Sun (2007)There is something about a player cradling the golden trophy that tugs at the heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The film ends with a beautiful scene that will tug at your heartstrings. Christianity Today (2000)She adds some light relief amid the anguish of a moving film that tugs at the heartstrings. The Sun (2006)But sometimes a dog really tugs at your heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And presenting it like a pantomime robs the ballet of any opportunity to tug at the heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All do a good job of tugging at your heartstrings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are both quick fixes and prolonged illnesses to tug at the heartstrings tonight as this fantastic series continues. The Sun (2013)Any more heartstrings to be plucked? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Without the poetry needed to salvage it, this track has no hope of plucking any heartstrings. The Sun (2011)Third World charities can tug the heartstrings in a way that the arts cannot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next to the painting, real examples of similar coverings tug at your heartstrings with their angelic delicacy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How many times have your heartstrings been tugged by the sight of your dog struggling to be the puppy he still wants to be? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile, another homeless dog and her offspring tug on the heartstrings as a campaign begins to find them a home. The Sun (2014)Does it twang your heartstrings? Times, Sunday Times (2013)TOMORROW: Another to tug the heartstrings. The Sun (2014)LADY GAGA is tugging on the heartstrings as part of her legal showdown with a former personal assistant. The Sun (2013)
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