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!
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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.
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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.
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.