Thought the world of him - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
think the world of (someone or something) (redirected from thought the world of him)
think the world of (someone or something)
To have an extremely high opinion of someone or something; to be very fond of or greatly admire someone or something. I thought the world of my dad growing up. Would you mind if I got an autograph? My son thinks the world of your writing.
think the world of someone or something
Fig. to be very fond of someone or something. Mary thinks the world of her little sister. The old lady thinks the world of her cats.
think the world of someone
If you think the world of someone, you like and admire them very much or are very fond of them. He thinks the world of his little grandson. She was a lovely woman and I thought the world of her.
think the world of have a very high regard for.
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He was well-respected and well-loved by hundreds of people and as a doctor his patients thought the world of him
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and it's all a bit too emotional for me.
- this, that, and the other
- this, too, shall/will pass
- thither and yon
- thorn in (one's) flesh
- thorn in (one's) side
- thorn in one's flesh
- thorn in side
- thorn in the flesh
- thorn in the flesh/one's side, a
- those are the breaks
- those that have, get more
- those were the days
- Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach.
- Those who can, do; those who can't, teach
- those who can't do, teach
- those who have, get more
- those who live by the sword, die by the sword
- thought the world of him
- thoughts and prayers
- thrash about
- thrash around
- thrash on someone
- thrash out
- thrash out of
- thread (one's) way through (something)
- thread and thrum
- thread the needle
- thread through
- thread way through
- thread your way through
- threat or a promise, is that a
- threaten (one) with
- threaten with
- three bags full
- three bags full, sir