mean the world to (someone)

(redirected from means the world)

mean the world to (someone)

1. To be ardently loved by or exceptionally important to someone. My little daughter means the world to me—I would do absolutely anything for her. Our cats mean the world to my boyfriend—he's completely obsessed with them!
2. To be something for which someone is deeply grateful or appreciative. Thank you so much for taking care of my kids when I was in the hospital. It really means the world to me!
See also: mean, world

be/mean (ˌall) the ˈworld to somebody

be very important to somebody; be loved very much by somebody: Her job means the world to her.They’ve only got one child and he’s all the world to them.
See also: mean, somebody, world
References in periodicals archive ?
Vicky who won the award for 'Uri' expressed his happiness on an Instagram story where he wrote, "This means the world to me!
If the legislation goes ahead, that means the world's largest economy would be abandoning the World Trade Organization rulebook.
I get that it means the world ending, but I still don't think its too big a price to see him resign" said Prime Minister Abbasi in a televised address to the nation.
Mother's Day is the occasion to honor the best creation of God on Earth, to shower her with all your love, care and warmth, to stand by the person who stood like a rock in your lean and mean days and to assure her that she really means the world to you.
That means the world's current number of refugees is more than the number of people living in the UK, or the combined populations of Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Harry Kane said it "means the world" for Tottenham to reach the Cup final, where they will meet Chelsea at Wembley on March 1.
On his Facebook page Mr Arnold, from Great Malvern, said: "Thanks every1 for ur support means the world dnt no wat to do wiv myself.
Area Manager for Fire Safety Ian Bitcon said: "If your loved one means the world to you then do your bit to help keep them safe - whether it be your partner, children, parents or just somebody in the community who needs an extra bit of help."
"It means the world to me," Watts, 46, told BBC Sport.
It means the world's best male and female endurance athletes will use the Cardiff Half Marathon course as part of their preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.
She said: "We thought we could not have a child together so this means the world to us.
"It means the world; obviously anyone would say that, but it really does mean so much to me," she said.
"And it would be really nice to go to a tournament with England and to be successful, so that means the World Cup next summer for me."