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God's gift to mankind

1. Something or someone that is considered a benefit to all of mankind. Artistic expression is truly God's gift to mankind. Jonathan has such an inflated ego, like he's God's gift to mankind or something.
2. Someone who is or is considered to be extremely attractive and/or irresistible to men. Walking down the red carpet in a stunning black dress, she looked like God's gift to mankind.
See also: gift, mankind

one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

A phrase typically said in reference to a breakthrough or advancement of some kind. Astronaut Neil Armstrong famously said the phrase in 1969 when he became the first person to set foot on the moon. I think the self-driving car will be one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. When we find a cure for this illness, it will be one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
See also: giant, leap, mankind, one, small, step
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China has been contributing wisdom and strength to the security and future of mankind while pursuing its own development.
Although Mankind grew fast, thanks to the marketing skills of the Junejas, many areas critical to a large organisation were missing.
As an RPG of sorts, Mankind Divided's writing and voice acting is pretty solid across the board.
The term "creation" is in close connection with the profound questions on the origin of mankind and of the world.
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Encased with leather and affixed with chrome bolts, personally selected by Kenneth himself, each element captures the essence of Mankind with sleek, tailored architecture.
Ion Power Group's mission is to improve the human condition and preserve the Earth by offering its technology across the world to produce clean, non-polluting electricity and hydrogen gas for all mankind.
Given the exponential growth, Mankind Pharma wanted to align its IT infrastructure with the business goals of the company, while keeping operations and capital expenditures to a minimum.
Celebrities, today's Bushtucker Trial is called One Giant Eat For Mankind.
The Tree of Mankind I cradled the world in the palm of my hand, And threw out all that was bad and unclean.
EVER SINCE mankind started using it, the question was raised whether it is worth it or not.
However, it didn't used to be that way, as this documentary exploring the development of mankind finds out.
For Keeney, cofounder of the Military Channel (owned by Discovery Communications) and author of ten books on military history, Lights of Mankind represents a departure from his usual arena.
In The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, he turns to explaining the differences that allow mankind to increase and prosper far beyond the potential of its closest genetic relatives.
I THANK Michael Morrissey for his attempt to reassure me that I am not required to "atone" for the death of Jesus which was itself, evidently, necessary to atone to God for the sins of mankind, which of course includes myself (Not Responsible, 27.