think (one) hung the moon

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think (one) hung the moon

To consider someone to be extraordinary, the best, or exceptionally wonderful. Your little sister absolutely adores you. She thinks you hung the moon!
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think someone hung the moon (and stars)

 and think someone is God's own cousin
Rur. to think someone is perfect. Joe won't listen to any complaints about Mary. He thinks she hung the moon and stars. Jim is awful stuck-up. He thinks he's God's own cousin.
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Maybe it's not cool to say, but I think she hung the moon.
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Not only did I think that she hung the moon," Malone says of her mother, "but I thought it was a really cool way to live.
Your little darling, who only a year or two ago thought his parents were wonderful, admirable people who actually might have hung the moon, has changed.
No one, especially her big brother, wants to ruin Pert's fairy tale image of her father, but Pert has learned that, although she thought her daddy hung the moon, the moon has two sides, a dark and light.