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blue-eyed boy

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌbluː.aɪdˈbɔɪ/ UK informal disapproving ( US fair-haired boy) us  
a boy or man who is liked very much and is treated well by someone, especially someone in authority
Translations of “blue-eyed boy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指得寵於當權者的)紅人,寵兒…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指得宠于当权者的)红人,宠儿…
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