…He may play the jack of diamonds
He may lay the queen of spades
But that’s not the shape of my heart © a well-famous song
One of my dictionaries (an English-Rusiian translation system) gives as an equivalent for the expression shape of my heart also a Russian widely-used fixed expression (even two). That’s clear to understand.
The British National Corpus (BNC):
How does the shape of smb’s heart sounds for you if used in everyday (not too lyric :)) life?
Normally or too ‘artsy’?