God's gift


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God's gift to (something)

A person who embodies the highest level of achievement in a particular area (which is stated after "to"). Almost exclusively used ironically or derisively. You walk around like you're God's gift to women, but when's the last time you actually had a date? He may think that he's God's gift to painting, but critics have found his work to be very derivative.
See also: gift

God's gift to women

A humorous or derisive phrase used to describe a man who sees himself as very attractive and appealing to women. Mark may think that he's God's gift to women, but I know that he hasn't been on a date in months! I can't stand these arrogant guys who keep coming up to me and acting like they're God's gift to women!
See also: gift, women

God's gift (to women)

Fig. a desirable or perfect man. (Usually sarcastic.) Tom thinks he's God's gift to women, but if the truth were known, they laugh at him behind his back. He acted like he was God's gift and I should be real grateful to be going out with him.
See also: gift

God's (own) gift to —

the ideal or best possible person or thing for someone or something (used chiefly ironically or in negative statements).
1998 Spectator Their [the English] hooligans, their pressmen, hell, even their footballers behave as if they were God's own gift to sport.
See also: gift

God’s gift (to somebody/something)

(ironic) a person who thinks that they are particularly good at something or who thinks that somebody will find them particularly attractive: He seems to think he’s God’s gift to women.
See also: gift
References in classic literature ?
But, as matters stand with my soul, whatever of good capacity there originally was in me, all of God's gifts that were the choicest have become the ministers of spiritual torment.
Hepburn, who the sentencing judge concluded thought he was "God's gift to women", had cooked up the "pathetic, sexist game" with a team-mate.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 4 (ANI): While asserting that the anti-Modi front of the Opposition will be proved futile following the state Assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday that Prime Minister is a God's gift to India and that millions of people have full faith in him.
At times, Senator Panfilo Lacson said he thinks of President Rodrigo Duterte as 'God's gift to a benighted land.'
Just because I'm in the spotlight doesn't mean I'm God's gift to the world.
If, as we suspect, Jude Law believes he is God's gift to women, in the trailer for new Sky series The Young Pope he gets to go one better with the line, "I'm God".
Christmas is when we celebrate God's gift of his son Jesus to be our saviour.
With plentiful limestone-filtered springwater and an ideal climate, your old Kentucky home was God's gift to whiskey makers, and early settlers put grain to copper still and bourbon soon ran from it.
Prison Officer to stardom From handcuffs to holding a mike A husband you think the world of With children the love of your life As soon as your voice was heard Sam The UK knew we had found a star The contenders tried to beat you You were the very best by far You've earned your place on that stage Sam Thanks for sharing God's gift - your voice You're so passionate while singing Definitely the people's choice You seem a genuine person Standing with both feet on the floor I wish you luck for future years Sam, hoping from you to hear more by X Factor fan, Liverpool
"The Prime Minister is surrounded by people who think he is God's gift to the Conservative Party, and he himself seems unwilling to give five minutes to anyone who does not agree with him" - Former Tory MP and ex-minister Ann Widdecombe.
"The Prime Minister is surrounded by people who think he is God's gift to the Conservative Party, and he himself seems unwilling to give five minutes to anyone who does not agree with him" Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe "If they give us another PS100 million for our bike scheme, I promise I will change my name to Barclays Johnson" Mayor of London Boris Johnson's appeal to Barclays Bank over his cycle hire project "Performers are monsters sometimes, but I have changed and done a bit of work on myself.
Solar Heaters in #Egypt , Let's Use God's gift to #Egypt I think these solar heaters should spread in rural areas in Egypt that suffer from infra structure problem for decades and centuries.
God's gift of wisdom-word offers security but not of a monetary sort.
And, like God's gift to winter, their spicy zing instantly warmed me up.
Twice he affirms God's gift of mercy: "God has shown mercy" (verse 72) and "By the tender mercies of our God" (verse 78).