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The phrase apple of my eye refers to something or someone that one cherishes above all others. Origin[edit]. The Bible references below contain the English ...

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Top Definition. apple of my eye. One's favorite person; the one you love most. In Old English, the pupil of the eye (the round, dark center) was called the 'apple'.

idiom meaning - What does "apple of my eye" even mean? - English ...

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Sep 24, 2015 ... I do not understand how the phrase "apple of my eye" connotes affection. Where and how did this phrase originate and how can it refer to ...

Where does the phrase 'You are the apple of my eye' come from ...

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Feb 14, 2014 ... It is used multiple times in the King James Bible (for example, Psalm 17: 8 and Proverbs 7: 2), and this is how the phrase has been ...

Apple, Of The Eye - Definition and Meaning, Bible Dictionary

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Apple, Of The Eye Definition and meaning from Bible Dictionary. ... "Keep my law (the Revised Version, margin "teaching") as the apple of thine eye" (Proverbs ...

Why Do We Say 'Apple Of My Eye?' Where Did the Expression ...

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Mar 19, 2014 ... I take it you know what we mean when we call someone the "apple of my eye." It means someone who is precious, someone cherished.

What does the expression "apple of my eye" literally mean? | Yahoo ...

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Dec 14, 2007 ... Best Answer: Originally meaning the central aperture (pupil) of the eye. Figuratively it is something, or more usually someone, cherished above ...

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Sep 26, 2011 ... You should be pleased, because if you are the apple of someone's ... But where did this idiom come from, and what is the apple of your eye?

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Oct 10, 2010 ... Apple of my eye ... apple. Shakespeare used the phrase in this sense in A Midsummer Night's Dream, saying “Flower of this purple dye, Hit with ...

World Wide Words: Apple of one's eye

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Mar 25, 2000 ... Q From Alec MacLeod: I really like your site and hope you can, at some future time, post the origin of the phrase apple of one's eye.

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The apple of my eye - meaning and origin. - The Phrase Finder

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Meaning. Originally meaning the central aperture of the eye. Figuratively it is something, or more usually someone, cherished above others.

Apple of one's eye | Define Apple of one's eye at Dictionary.com

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Apple of one's eye definition, something or someone very precious or dear: His new baby girl was the apple of his eye. See more.

Apple of one's eye « The Word Detective

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Jun 10, 2010 ... Fruit of the Look? Dear Word Detective: What does “the apple of my eyemean?– Beth. This is an interesting question for two reasons.