after\ one's\ own\ heart
adj. phr. informal
Well liked because of agreeing with your own feelings, interests, and ideas; to your liking-agreeable. Used after "man" or some similar word.

He likes baseball and good food; he is a man after my own heart.

Thanks for agreeing with me about the class party; you're a girl after my own heart.

Compare: see eye to eye

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • After one's own heart — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after one's own heart — ► after one s own heart sharing one s tastes. Main Entry: ↑heart …   English terms dictionary

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  • after one's own heart — sharing one s tastes. → heart …   English new terms dictionary

  • after one's own heart — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Well liked because of agreeing with your own feelings, interests, and ideas; to your liking agreeable. Used after man or some similar word. * /He likes baseball and good food; he is a man after my own heart./ * /Thanks for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • after one's own heart — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Well liked because of agreeing with your own feelings, interests, and ideas; to your liking agreeable. Used after man or some similar word. * /He likes baseball and good food; he is a man after my own heart./ * /Thanks for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • after one's own heart — Lucie was always a girl after my own heart Syn: like minded, of the same mind, kindred, compatible, congenial, sharing one s tastes; informal on the same wavelength …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • after one's own heart — adjective Having the same opinions, feelings, or behaviour as oneself. Look, Pisistratus, man after my own heart, see the gleam of bronze and gold of amber, ivory, and silver. Everything is so splendid that it is like seeing the palace of… …   Wiktionary

  • after one's own heart — быть по сердцу, нравиться With his love for the great outdoors he is a man after my own heart …   Idioms and examples

  • man after one's own heart — person similar to oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

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