think the world of (someone or something)

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think the world of (someone or something)

To have an extremely high opinion of someone or something; to be very fond of or greatly admire someone or something. I thought the world of my dad growing up, but our relationship soured after I left for college. Would you mind if I got an autograph? My son thinks the world of your writing.
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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

see under think a lot of.
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think the world of someone

If you think the world of someone, you like and admire them very much or are very fond of them. He thinks the world of his little grandson. She was a lovely woman and I thought the world of her.
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think the world of

have a very high regard for.
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We think the world of him and Wales should think the world of him too.
I feel bad for Miguel - I think the world of him and I think the world of his game and it's a bad feeling to be in that spot.
She opts to get married merely to advance her political career, only to see it be threatened with an abrupt end when her colorful fianc(hrt) (Rufus Sewell) -- ``He's just an unstable, unbalanced exhibitionist who needs someone to think the world of him,'' she's told, too late -- turns up at the wedding in attire more appropriate for a brothel.
But he has 13 children who think the world of him, which tells you some- thing about the sort of man he is.
We've had our disagreements in the past, but I think the world of him.
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