think highly of somebody/something
think highly of (someone or something)
To have a very good opinion about someone; to hold someone or something in very high regard or esteem. I can tell your last boss thinks very highly of you, judging from the reference letter she wrote for you. Somehow I doubt the mayor will think too highly of an article exposing all of his financial details.
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think ˈhighly of somebody/somethinghave a very high opinion of somebody/something: Her teachers think highly of her. ♢ His paintings are highly thought of by the critics.
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