the... of this world

the (someone) of this world

Those who have characteristics like a particular person or type of person. For all the Mother Teresas of this world, there are a million more Bernie Madoffs out there.
See also: of, this, world
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the... of this world

(informal) used to refer to people of a particular type: We all envy the Bill Gateses of this world (= the people who are as rich and successful as Bill Gates).
See also: of, this, world
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