mean the world to (someone)

idiom

: to be very important to (someone) : to be something (someone) cares about very much
His wife means the world to him.

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“Mean the world to (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mean%20the%20world%20to%20%28someone%29. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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