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think the world of

This page is about the idiom think the world of

Meaning: If you think the world of someone, you admire and respect them very much.

For example:

  • If there's one person most of us think the world of, I guess it'd be Nelson Mandela.

  • You're a wonderful teacher Miriam, and your students think the world of you, so please don't quit your job.

Quick Quiz:

Dr. Ling's patients think the world of him because he

a. really seems to care

b. really charges a lot

c. treats them really quickly

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Contributor: Matt Errey