someone's heart leaps


someone's heart leaps
someone’s heart leaps/jumps/quickens/ phrase
used for saying that someone suddenly feels excited, nervous, or afraid
Thesaurus: become excitedsynonym expressions used to talk about worriessynonym
Main entry: heart

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