be your pride and joy Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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be your pride and joy

to be something or someone that is very important to you and that gives you a lot of pleasure: He spends hours cleaning that motorcycle - it's his pride and joy.
Translations of “be your pride and joy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是(某人)的快樂和驕傲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是(某人)的快乐和骄傲…
(Definition of be your pride and joy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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