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Apple of My Eye

The phrase 'Apple of My Eye' is used to describe someone who is highly cherished by you.

Example of Use: "I just love Jessie. She’s the apple of my eye."

Interesting fact about Apple of My Eye

The expression 'apple of my eye' is ancient. It was first known to have appeared in Old English in an 885 book titled Gregory’s Pastoral Care, a work attributed to King Aelfred the Great of Wessex.