Heart of gold

Definition

The phrase ‘Heart of Gold’ is used to describe someone who is kind and generous, with a lot of compassion and empathy for others.

Examples

He had a heart of gold and always put others before himself.

Her heart of gold was evident in her generous donations to charity.

Origin

The phrase ‘Heart of Gold’ dates back to the 1500s and is thought to have been derived from the Bible.

FAQs

What does it mean to have a heart of gold?

Answer: It means to be kind, generous and compassionate.

Is the phrase ‘Heart of Gold’ still used today?

Answer: Yes, it is a popular phrase used to describe someone with a kind and generous nature.