mean the world to (someone)

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mean the world to (someone)

1. To be ardently loved by or exceptionally important to someone. My little daughter means the world to me—I would do absolutely anything for her. Our cats mean the world to my boyfriend—he's completely obsessed with them!
2. To be something for which someone is deeply grateful or appreciative. Thank you so much for taking care of my kids when I was in the hospital. It really means the world to me!
See also: mean, world
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It would mean the world to us if we won this competition, as we are soul mates.
My dad passed away last year and I would love to track this picture down and buy a copy, it would mean the world to me.
In her letter Gigi, 34, said "it would mean the world to me if you could just not be so terrified of [Sean Eav, her partner], and treat her like a normal, dignified human being".
This money will not only mean the world to us - it will mean the world to the people we help.
Salena Gomez and Kardashian mean the world to me," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Billboard.
I hope she gets her act together and returns to the two people who mean the world to her.
This magazine, the girls who read it and the people who create it mean the world to me.
Although pounds 600 is a drop in the ocean compared to Cardiff council's projected pounds 7m overspend it would mean the world to the members of the Eastmoors Sunday Lunch Club.
Little things like that really mean the world to children in the system,'' said Gura.
It would mean the world to me to start, especially as I am a Rangers fanatic.
Mrs Dalton, who cares for two mentally-ill residents at her home, said: "They mean nothing to anyone else but they mean the world to me, and I always carried them with me.
It will be wonderful to bring as many of these Honored Heroes out here, it will mean the world to them to attend a baseball game," Zimmerman said.
The boys mean the world to them but having a girl is a new adventure.
GARETH Barry today thanked the hundreds of Villa fans who have flooded the Birmingham Mail with their messages of support admitting: "They mean the world to me" as he faces up to the biggest decision of his life.
Two words we don't hear very often nowadays, but they can mean the world to those they are spoken to.