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a sight for sore eyes

informal
a way of saying that you are very ​pleased to ​see someone or that you ​think someone is very ​attractive: You're a sight for ​soreeyes!
(Definition of a sight for sore eyes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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a sight for sore eyes

someone or something that you are ​happy to ​see: After twenty ​hours of ​driving, my ​family was a sight for ​soreeyes.
(Definition of a sight for sore eyes from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a sight for sore eyes”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐于看到的人, 极有吸引力的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂於看到的人, 極有吸引力的人…
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