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think the world of someone or something

Fig. to be very fond of someone or something. Mary thinks the world of her little sister. The old lady thinks the world of her cats.
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think the world of somebody

to have a very high opinion of someone Steve Tay is an excellent doctor and his patients all think the world of him.
Related vocabulary: think well of somebody/something
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think the world of somebody

to like or admire someone very much He's an excellent doctor. His patients all think the world of him.
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think the world of

see under think a lot of.
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We've had our disagreements in the past, but I think the world of him.
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