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    #1

    She's the apple of my eye.

    What similar expressions do you have for "the apple of my eye"?
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    A:Uncle Dan, what does your girlfriend mean to you?
    B:She's the apple of my eye.

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    Re: She's the apple of my eye.

    Hi, keannu!
    I've heard that expression in the song called "You Are the Sunshine of MY Life."(Stevie Wonder)

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    #3

    Re: She's the apple of my eye.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What similar expressions do you have for "the apple of my eye"?
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    A:Uncle Dan, what does your girlfriend mean to you?
    B:She's the apple of my eye.
    There are several expressions that come to mind:
    "She's my pride and joy!"
    "She's the light of my life!"
    "She's the sunshine of my days and the moonlight of my nights!"

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    #4

    Re: She's the apple of my eye.

    Cole Porter (1934) went a bit over the top with this idea in his song You're the Top.

    (See the Wikipedia article for notes on the references.)

    Rover

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    #5

    Re: She's the apple of my eye.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Cole Porter (1934) went a bit over the top with this idea in his song You're the Top.

    (See the Wikipedia article for notes on the references.)

    Rover
    If I told my girlfriend she was a "Waldorf salad" Cole Porter would have to pick up the pieces!!!

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    #6

    Re: She's the apple of my eye.

    She's the best reason I wake up happy in the morning.

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