the light of (one's) life

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the light of (one's) life

The most beloved person in one's life. Eva has been the light of my life ever since I first met her 70 years ago today. To my darling son Jonathan, the light of my life, thank you for all of your support and encouragement in pursuing my dream to open this restaurant.
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the light of your life

a much-loved person.
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the light of somebody’s ˈlife

the person somebody loves more than any other: Elizabeth was his only child, the light of his life.
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The grey, hot mist, the whitewashed cabin, the long, ugly potato patch, the weird, pathetic figure of that old man from whose brain the light of life had surely passed for ever.
Penhallow has scant memory of being anything but a block of stone with wings, claws and eyes that gleam with the light of life.
The Light of Life event is in line with DPG's objective of encouraging locally based talent across the UAE.
The Light of Life event falls in line with DPG's objective of encouraging locally based talent across the UAE.
But you can switch on to Christ's promise at the end of today's verse: "Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
He that followeth Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
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