English version

a broken heart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha broken hearta broken heartSAD/UNHAPPYa feeling of extreme sadness, especially because someone you love has died or left you I reckon she died of a broken heart. broken
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a broken heartHarald died three months later, I believe of a broken heart.It was part sadness, like a broken heart.It was the universal panacea for a broken heart.Sindham dies and then Ana dies of a broken heart.This was after David had split up with Hermione and was nursing a broken heart.He has to find a way to heal a broken heart and help hold his family together.According to legend, anyone who ever fired the weapon died of a broken heart or cardiac arrest.The system caused many a broken heart over the generations.
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