mean the world to (someone)

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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
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Celebrating as a family means the world to us girls."
it means the world to us. We are so grateful for everything that you are doing for us...
The note, which had been pinned to the van, said: "Thank you for all of your support, it means the world to us. See you on Christmas Day!
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To get over the line today means the world to us," Morgan said at the post-match ceremony.
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It means the world to us that our creative thinking is being used to have a real and meaningful impact.
The family said: "Tom's bench means the world to us and we cannot express in words the comfort it will bring in the weeks, months and years to come to ourselves, our family and Tom's friends."
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I think it's clear that we're here to fight something that means the world to us."
This album means the world to us and we want it to mean something to the listener too."
'It means the world to us that we're part of these conversations.'
Your support means the world to us. See you on tour."
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This means the world to us to have our family round us as we celebrate this wonderful milestone.