Definition of by heart in English:

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by heart

From memory.
Example sentences
  • Poems and plays only come fully to life when they are spoken, from the heart, by heart.
  • They know all the answers here by heart and repeat them with all the thought of a parrot.
  • In the light of the furnace flame, one of the men got up and started to recite the biblical passages by heart.
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