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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Steven meant the world to us and, although he had a lot of problems to deal with in his lifetime, he was very loving and we were extremely close.
Loving memories of our beloved son Jim, you were a wonderful son, so kind in all your deeds, you always made us laugh and fill us full of joy, you meant the world to us son and our lives will never be the same, the pain of losing you is with us every day.
But she died early yesterday and heartbroken Mark and Zoe Lifsey, 40 and 38, said: "Emma meant the world to us.
The animals meant the world to us and we miss them dearly.
Dad, you really meant the world to us, you're never really gone, for in our thoughts and in our hearts your memory lives on.
Laverns family yesterday issued a statement paying tribute to the 37-year-old, which said, Lavern you were our sunshine, our ray of light and meant the world to us.
She said: 'Our dad John meant the world to us and always will.
That may not sound very interesting to Jason Beattie, but it's meant the world to us and we will always be grateful.
I love you Jake you meant the world to us all and we're all very proud of u Cuz
In a statement issued through BTP, Emma's parents, Mark and Zoe Lifsey, from Haxey, said: "Emma meant the world to us.
xx WARD Jimmy The man meant the world to us, thank you for being a loving dad.
Rocky meant the world to us, and he accompanied my dad on numerous hunts for 10 years.
I really don't know what we did to lose the person who meant the world to us, and if I could go back in time, I would treasure the moments I had with you and appreciate you for what you did for the country, because you weren't just a grandfather to me.
To put a smile on the faces of the kids, who are so incredibly brave, meant the world to us.
Preston was a special little boy who meant the world to us, he will always be loved DEVASTATED MUM LUISZA pays tribute to her tragic young son