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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Area Manager for Fire Safety Ian Bitcon said: "If your loved one means the world to you then do your bit to help keep them safe - whether it be your partner, children, parents or just somebody in the community who needs an extra bit of help.
It means the world to me," Watts, 46, told BBC Sport.
She said: "We thought we could not have a child together so this means the world to us.
We are both really upset because Jessie means the world to us," he added.
I'm sitting by an angel She's here on our settee She is a thing of happiness And means the world to me No she didn't come from heaven Or somewhere else above She is my little grand-daughter An angel that I love She really is a lovely sight A thing of joy is she Her laughter can get out of hand So full of girlish glee God bless these little Angels So innocent and shy What a pity that they'll lose it As a year or two goes by I said to her one day last week You look good enough to eat She ran away so very fast You couldn't see her feet When you look at grown-ups their flags of hate unfurled Wouldn't it be lovely If children ruled the world.
They would rather have a game that means the world to one state but last season was over at halftime, won by Alabama by 34 points, leading to Auburn sacking its coaching staff.
It means the world to me to win this tournament," said Selby.
It means the world to win that trophy," said Nixon after landing at Heathrow this morning.
It means the world to win that trophy,' said Nixon after landing at Heathrow this morning.
This club means the world to me and when I walked off the pitch after the Derby game at the end of last season, I had the feeling that I would be back.
The support of our civilian community means the world to our soldiers and their families," said Command Sergeant Major Lonny Wright, the highest ranking enlisted person in the U.
This place still means the world to me and to my family.
It's telling that when she speaks to artists whose work means the world to her, she can only go on obsessively about herself, but when she deals with the work itself, she can barely even alter the originals.