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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The boys mean the world to them but having a girl is a new adventure.
Canada has the motivation of not expecting to go this far, and then beating us would mean the world to them.
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.
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