heart-to-heart heart-to-heart

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an intimate talk in private
  2. (adj) openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He left the school after a heart-to-heart with Davis about his lack of progress.
  2. For boomers concerned that Mom and Dad's elder care is a looming time bomb, she says, this is a perfect time to have a heart-to-heart talk with them about their finances.
  3. Three months ago, SEC got together with leaders in the investment company field, for a heart-to-heart talk about the selling methods of some of the funds' underwriters and dealers.

News

  1. Brody Jenner Reconnects With Bruce Jenner by Playing Paintball

    Brody Jenner and Bruce Jenner 's touching heart-to-heart in the June 9 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians was just the beginning of their renewed relationship. In the June 16 episode of the E! reality show, the father-son duo decide to go paintballing in an effort to reconnect.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: US Weekly

  2. Exclusive Swamp People First Look: T-Roy Reconciles with His Estranged Father

    Father's Day is not until Sunday, but Thursday's episode of Swamp People is all about dads.Long estranged from his father, T-Roy has a heart-to-heart with his pops. As seen in the exclusive clip below, the two let bygones be bygones when his dad ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  3. Brody Jenner Reconciles With Bruce Jenner on Keeping Up With the Kardashians

    Brody Jenner and dad Bruce Jenner had a heart-to-heart on the June 9 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Credit: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic
    on June 10, 2013     Source: US Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I want to just have a little heart-to-heart talk with you, if I might," Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said when time came for her to question Kagan. "Just you and me?"
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: The Associated Press

  2. But "if the signal is that Iran is constructive, I will have to have a heart-to-heart with my friend, the prime minister, because I don't believe they are constructive," said Mr Bush, who called Iran "a very troubling nation."
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: President Bush Source: The Australian

  3. "We just told each other what we thought about what's going on out there, a bit of a heart-to-heart, because we knew I was close to playing really well," Scott said of his talk with Tony Navarro. "Our idea was to come out and be focused, and...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Adam Scott Source: USA Today

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