do\ one's\ heart\ good

I. v. phr.
To benefit.

The fresh air will do you good after having been inside the house all day.

II. v. phr.
To give satisfaction; please; gratify.

It does my heart good to see those children play.


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

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