Spoiled them rotten - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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spoil (one) rotten
To cause one to expect to receive everything they want by always giving it to them. In this phrase, "rotten" is an intensifier. I think some grandparents believe it's their duty to spoil their grandchildren rotten.
Fig. indulged in; greatly spoiled. This kid is spoiled rotten! I was spoiled rotten when I was a child, so I'm used to this kind of wasteful luxury.
spoil somebody ˈrotten (informal) give somebody everything they want or ask for: She spoils the kids rotten.
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I took these skater kids to the Ocean Park Mall and the aquarium and I spoiled them rotten
. That's the kind of childhood they deserve and I'm their family now and always there to love and support them.
He especially loved his cats and spoiled them rotten