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the apple of sb's eye

old-fashioned
the person who someone loves most and is very proud of: His youngest daughter was the apple of his eye.
Translations of “the apple of sb's eye”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人的)心肝寶貝,掌上明珠…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人的)心肝宝贝,掌上明珠…
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