apple of someone's eye

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Deuteronomy 32:10d: "He guarded him as the apple of his eye."

NounEdit

apple of someone's eye (plural apples of someone's eye)

  1. (idiomatic) A favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.
    Sara was never the same after losing her daughter, the apple of her eye.

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Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 03:06