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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But mum Edna Kennedy, 64, will today simply remember a loving son who meant the world to her.
The chance to come into your homes and into your lives meant the world to her.