Idiom: Apple of someone's eye
Idiom: apple of someone's eye
- someone or something that is very important to someone
- someone or something that someone likes very much
This is idiom is used frequently to describe someone who is special.
- Joan’s husband is the apple of her eye.
- His only son was the apple of his eye.
- My brother loves his wife but his Ducati motorcycle is the apple of his eye.
- I know I shouldn't pick favorites but my youngest daughter is the apple of my eye.
- My father is an avid gardener and these orchids are the apples of his eye.
- My parents' favorite family member is our dog. She's the apple of their eye because she gives them love and doesn't ask for money.
- I used to be the apple of my teacher's eye until he caught me cheating on a quiz.
- My mother never liked me very much but I was the apple of my grandmother's eye.
- the light of someone’s life
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