apple of someone's eye

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A favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.

Etymology:

  • Deuteronomy 32:10d: "He guarded him as the apple of his eye."
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Sara was never the same after losing her daughter, the apple of her eye.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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