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

be/mean (ˌall) the ˈworld to somebody

be very important to somebody; be loved very much by somebody: Her job means the world to her.They’ve only got one child and he’s all the world to them.
See also: mean, somebody, world
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It means the world to us that we're part of these conversations.
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Having Leo in our lives means the world to us, he's our little precious miracle.
To have this opportunity to provide nourishing meals and assist in 1 Tackle 4 Change's mission means the world to us.
He made a real impact with many of the children and it means the world to us that Jordan's memory will live on at the school and in the memories of the children he was so very fond of.
This means the world to us to have our family round us as we celebrate this wonderful milestone.
We all have that special song which means the world to us - and it will be really exciting to see superstars perform them for their biggest fans.
It has taken us a long time to get pregnant again after she suffered two miscarriages, so this baby means the world to us.
It's amazing how much love you all have for him and it means the world to us.
Don't think we don't understand and appreciate it because we do and it means the world to us.
He's been an instrumental part of our growth, and it means the world to us and to our students that he continues to believe in our children's potential and to invest their futures.
Birmingham Children's Hospital means the world to us and we think about our little boy, the staff and our time spent there every single day.
For us to know we have the support of leaders in the entertainment industry like Jeff and Chris means the world to us, and gives us hope for a brighter future.
Micah & Ava XXX Whitehead Micah & Ava Happy Fathers Day to our Fantastic Grandad who means the world to us.
Winning these awards from ARDA means the world to us, continued Gurnik.