soft spot


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soft spot

n.
1. A tender or sentimental feeling: has a soft spot for stray animals.
2. A weak or vulnerable point: a soft spot in the nation's defense strategy.
3. See fontanel.

soft spot

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The surprise for most parents is that they need to be no more protective of baby's soft spot than they are of any other part of her body.
Shire manager Dennis Newall said: 'People have a soft spot for the club and it would be great to get some good results for them.
It's so wonderful to think how God has a soft spot for our nature, that He couldn't resist becoming like man, experiencing man and interacting with men.
I don't have a soft spot for Barnsley, Manchester City, Lyon, Millwall or Sunderland when we are playing against them.
With a soft spot for military stories, spy novels and mysteries, Lois Stach reads about three books a week.
You adore your partner, but you also have a soft spot in your heart for that Queen Anne table your grandmother left you.
The Toffees had targetted the Wrexham-born star earlier in the season and he admitted he had a soft spot for the Merseyside club.
Although he has covered many events, including four Olympic Games,he clearly has a soft spot for strongest man competitions.
Cohen has a distinct soft spot for the "consumers' republic," and specifically for 1950s suburbia--but it only extends so far.
President Bill Clinton openly conveyed a soft spot in his heart for the Palmer House and made a special trip to the hotel to say farewell at the end of his presidency.
Mind you, he's always had a soft spot for the Girls Aloud singer.
Two reports on June's residential markets -- the San Fernando Valley and Southern California -- come out this week and they'll likely point to a growing economic soft spot.